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For a celebration of the joys that come from climbing Colorado’s highest peaks,
see Gerry and Jennifer’s guidebook, Colorado’s Thirteeners.

Colorado’s Most Prominent Thirteeners

– Sorted by Prominence

Notes
Rank Elev
feet
Prom
feet
  Summit Name Quadrangle Saddle Name Saddle Elev Saddle
Lat/Long
  Saddle Quad
& CI
Other fame
1 13,626 3,685   West Spanish Pk Spanish Pks Cucharas Pass 9,941 37 19.219
105 04.417
  Cucharas Pass
40
Las Animas Cty HP
2 13,035 3,095   West Elk Pk West Elk Pk Kebler Pass 9,940 38 50.853
107 05.936
  Mt Axtell
40
West Elk Rg HP
3 13,580 3,000   Powell, Mt Mt Powell Vail Pass 10,580 39 31.883
106 12.944
  Vail Pass
40
Gore Rg HP
4 13,232 2,852   Hesperus Mtn La Plata   10,380 37 38.933
107 57.429
  Hermosa Pk
40
La Plata Mtns HP
Montezuma Cty HP
5 13,528 2,821   Treasure Mtn A Snowmass Mtn Schofield Pass 10,707 39 00.897
107 02.803
  Snowmass Mtn
40
 
6 13,300 2,760   Summit Pk Summit Pk Weminuche Pass 10,540 37 40.875
107 19.007
  Weminuche Pass
40
East San Juan Mtns HP
Archuleta Cty HP
7 13,971 2,671   Ouray, Mt Mt Ouray Monarch Pass 11,300 38 29.788
106 19.539
  Pahlone Pk
40
 
8 13,148 2,448   South River Pk South River Pk Railroad Pass 10,700 37 27.841
106 45.723
  Wolf Creek Pass
40
 
9 13,560 2,420   Hagues Pk Trail Ridge Chapin Pass 11,140 40 26.127
105 43.705
  Trail Ridge
40
Mummy Rg HP
Larimer Cty HP
10 13,269 2,409   Antora Pk Bonanza Marshall Pass 10,860 38 23.515
106 14.829
  Mt Ouray
40
 
11 13,105 2,405   Bushnell Pk Bushnell Pk Hayden Pass 10,700 38 17.658
105 51.022
  Coaldale
40
Fremont Cty HP
12 13,158 2,338   Twilight Pk Snowdon Pk   10,820 37 43.756
107 42.040
  Snowdon Pk
40
West Needle Mtns HP
13 13,822 2,283   Silverheels, Mt Alma Hoosier Pass 11,539 39 21.720
106 03.760
  Alma
40
 
14 13,894 2,105   Vermilion Pk Ophir Ophir Pass 11,789 37 51.038
107 46.764
  Ophir
40
San Juan Cty HP
15 13,684 2,099   Bald Mtn Boreas Pass Georgia Pass 11,585 39 27.502
105 54.974
  Boreas Pass
40
 
16 13,205 2,065   Jacque Pk Copper Mtn Robinson Tailings
Pond
11,140 39 24.187
106 12.354
  Copper Mtn
40
 
17 13,340 2,040   Herard, Mt Medano Pass   11,300 37 55.442
105 30.186
  Crestone Pk
40
 
18 13,326 1,986   West Buffalo Pk Marmot Pk   11,340 38 59.457
106 09.986
  Harvard Lakes
40
 
19 13,300 1,960   Middle Pk Dolores Pk   11,340 37 50.851
108 04.350
  Dolores Pk
40
 
20 13,988 1,928   Grizzly Pk Independence Pass Independence Pass 12,060 39 06.329
106 34.013
  Independence Pass
40
CO’s highest 13er
21 13,172 1,912   Conejos Pk Platoro   11,260 37 14.270
106 37.006
  Victoria Lake
40
 
22 13,821 1,881   Rio Grande
Pyramid
Rio Grande
Pyramid
  11,940 37 38.294
107 26.090
  Rio Grande Pyramid
40
 
23 13,368 1,868   Sultan Mtn Silverton   11,500 37 45.953
107 43.626
  Silverton
40
 
24 13,670 1,810   Jackson, Mt Mt Jackson   11,860 39 24.245
106 32.015
  Mt Jackson
40
 
25 13,010 1,790   PT 13,010 Cimarrona Pk Squaw Pass 11,220 37 36.077
107 12.963
  Cimarrona Pk
40
 
26 13,203 1,743   Bennett Pk Jasper   11,460 37 24.597
106 37.726
  Elwood Pass
40
 
27 13,391 1,720   Parry Pk Empire Rollins Pass 11,671 39 56.028
105 40.975
  East Portal
40
 
28 13,641 1,701   Bard Pk Grays Pk   11,940 39 43.454
105 52.665
  Loveland Pass
40
 
29 13,382 1,682   PT 13,382 Mt Champion South Fork Pass 11,700 39 10.233
106 35.586
  Mt Champion
40
Williams Mtns HP
30 13,254 1,674   Henry Mtn Fairview Pk   11,580 38 41.943
106 34.004
  Fairview Pk
40
 
31 13,502 1,665   North Arapaho Pk Monarch Lake Buchanan Pass 11,837 40 07.860
105 37.804
  Isolation Pk
40
Indian Pks HP
32 13,552 1,652   Tower Mtn Howardsville   11,900 37 56.863
107 35.521
  Handies Pk
40
 
33 13,510 1,570   PT 13,510 Baldy Cinco San Luis Pass 11,940 37 58.307
106 58.327
  San Luis Pk
40
 
34 13,553 1,563   Pettingell Pk Loveland Pass Loveland Pass 11,990 39 39.823
105 52.727
  Loveland Pass
40
 

Notes by Gerry Roach

  1. This list has 34 peaks on it, of which 17 have more than 2,000 feet of prominence.
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