The below peaks are listed by difficulty of ascent to the summit, the easiest climbs being listed towards top.

Rank / Peak Name / Mountain Range / Elevation / Commentary

  1. Mount Evans / Front Range / 14,271 Ft / Accessible by paved road
  2. Pikes Peak / Front Range / 14,115 Ft / Accessible by paved road
  3. Mount Elbert / Sawatch Range / 14,440 Ft / Highest peak; long, smooth ridges
  4. Huron Peak / Sawatch Range / 14,010 Ft / Furthest in range from paved road
  5. Mount Bierstadt / Front Range / 14,065 Ft / Near I-70
  6. Mount Massive / Sawatch Range / 14,428 Ft / Long but easy climb
  7. Mount Sherman / Mosquito Range / 14,043 Ft / Gentle ridges
  8. San Luis Peak / La Garita Mountains / 14,022 Ft / Two hours from nearest paved road
  9. Uncompahgre Peak / San Juan Mountains / 14,321 Ft / 4WD makes 8-mile difference
  10. Grays Peak / Front Range / 14,278 Ft / Near I-70 and crowded
  11. Handies Peak / San Juan Mountains / 14,058 Ft / Hair-raising drive to trailhead
  12. Mount Democrat / Mosquito Range / 14,155 Ft / Permission needed to climb
  13. Culebra Peak / Culebra Range / 14,053 Ft / Permission for large fee
  14. Mount Bross / Mosquito Range / 14,178 Ft / Permission needed to climb
  15. Quandary Peak / Mosquito Range / 14,271 Ft / Long, gentle east ridge
  16. Mount Princeton / Sawatch Range / 14,204 Ft / Dominates the skyline
  17. Redcloud Peak / San Juan Mountains / 14,041 Ft / Hair-raising drive to trailhead
  18. Torreys Peak / Front Range / 14,275 Ft / Near I-70
  19. Humboldt Peak / Sangre de Cristo Range / 14,070 Ft / Easiest of the Crestones
  20. Challenger Point / Sangre de Cristo Range / 14,087 Ft / In Honor of Shuttle Challenger
  21. Mount Columbia / Sawatch Range / 14,077 Ft / Often bagged with Harvard
  22. Mount Antero / Sawatch Range / 14,276 Ft / Roads have mining traffic
  23. Mount Belford / Sawatch Range / 14,203 Ft / Summer snowfields
  24. Mount Oxford / Collegiate Peaks / 14,160 Ft / Often bagged with Belford
  25. Missouri Mountain / Sawatch Range / 14,074 Ft / Steep, loose dirt and scree
  26. Blanca Peak / Sangre de Cristo Range / 14,351 Ft / Frightening views, constant wind
  27. Mount Lincoln / Mosquito Range / 14,293 Ft / Permission needed to climb
  28. Ellingwood Point / Sangre de Cristo Range / 14,048 Ft / Often bagged with Blanca
  29. Windom Peak / Needle Mountains / 14,093 Ft / Via Durango, Silverton Railroad
  30. Mount of the Holy Cross / Sawatch Range / 14,011 Ft / Couloir in shape of cross
  31. Mount Eolus / San Juan Mountains / 14,090 Ft / Narrow “Catwalk” ridge
  32. Mount Harvard / Sawatch Range / 14,421 Ft / Often bagged with Columbia
  33. Mount Shavano / Sawatch Range / 14,231 Ft / Shavano “Angel”
  34. Tabeguache Peak / Sawatch Range / 14,162 Ft / Often bagged with Shavano
  35. Mount Yale / Sawatch Range / 14,200 Ft / Involves bushwhacking
  36. Sunshine Peak / San Juan Mountains / 14,007 Ft / Often bagged with Redcloud
  37. La Plata Peak / Sawatch Range / 14,343 Ft / Home of Ellingwood Ridge
  38. Wetterhorn Peak / San Juan Mountains / 14,021 Ft / Bring a rope, helmet
  39. Kit Carson Mountain / Sangre de Cristo Range / 14,171 Ft / “Kit Carson Avenue” ledge
  40. Mount Lindsey / Sangre de Cristo Range / 14,048 Ft / 4WD helps
  41. Mount Sneffels / Sneffels Range / 14,158 Ft / “Monarch of the San Juans”
  42. Sunlight Peak / San Juan Mountains / 14,065 Ft / Via Durango, Silverton Railroad
  43. Wilson Peak / San Juan Mountains / 14,023 Ft / Permission for a fee
  44. Mount Wilson / San Miguel Mountains / 14,252 Ft / Good orienteering skills required
  45. Longs Peak / Front Range / 14,259 Ft / Sheer thousand-foot cliffs
  46. Snowmass Mountain / Elk Mountains / 14,099 Ft / Dangerous and deadly
  47. Castle Peak / Elk Mountains / 14,279 Ft / Bring an ice-axe
  48. Little Bear Peak / Sangre de Cristo Range / 14,043 Ft / Bring rope, helmet, experience
  49. Crestone Peak / Sangre de Cristo Range / 14,300 Ft / Deadly; bring a helmet
  50. Crestone Needle / Sangre de Cristo Range / 14,203 Ft / Bring a helmet
  51. Pyramid Peak / Elk Mountains / 14,025 Ft / Loose, brittle rock
  52. Capitol Peak / Elk Mountains / 14,137 Ft / Ridge called “Knife Edge”
  53. Maroon Peak / Elk Mountains / 14,163 Ft / One of “The Deadly Bells”

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