Mountain ranges of Colorado


Mountain ranges of Colorado
An satellite photograph of the Rocky Mountains in the State of Colorado.

The following table lists the major mountain ranges of the U.S. State of Colorado.

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Mountain Ranges

Mountain Ranges of the U.S. State of Colorado
Mountain Range Highest Summit
primary secondary tertiary summit name elevation prominence isolation
Sawatch Range[1] PB Central Sawatch Range Elbert Massif PB Mount Elbert[2] NGS 14,440 feet
4401 m
9,093 feet
2772 m
670.6 miles
1079.2 km
Massive Massif PB Mount Massive[3] 14,428 feet
4398 m
1,941 feet
592 m
5.1 miles
8.2 km
Collegiate Peaks PB Mount Harvard NGS 14,421 feet
4396 m
2,327 feet
709 m
14.9 miles
24.0 km
Williams Mountains PB Williams Mountains High Point PB 13,389 feet
4081 m
1,682 feet
513 m
3.7 miles
6.0 km
Southern Sawatch Range PB Mount Antero NGS 14,276 feet
4351 m
2,503 feet
763 m
17.7 miles
28.6 km
Far Southern Sawatch Range PB Mount Ouray NGS 13,961 feet
4255 m
2,659 feet
810 m
13.6 miles
21.9 km
Northern Sawatch Range PB Mount of the Holy Cross NGS 14,009 feet
4270 m
2,111 feet
643 m
18.5 miles
29.8 km
Sangre de Cristo Mountains PB Sierra Blanca PB Blanca Peak[3] 14,351 feet
4374 m
5,326 feet
1623 m
103.4 miles
166.4 km
Northern Sangre de Cristo Range PB Crestones PB Crestone Peak[3] 14,300 feet
4359 m
4,554 feet
1388 m
27.4 miles
44.1 km
Rito Alto Peak[3] PB 13,800 feet
4206 m
1,134 feet
346 m
7.3 miles
11.7 km
Culebra Range PB Culebra Peak[3] 14,053 feet
4283 m
4,827 feet
1471 m
35.5 miles
57.1 km
Spanish Peaks PB West Spanish Peak[3] 13,631 feet
4155 m
3,685 feet
1123 m
20.4 miles
32.9 km
Wet Mountains PB Greenhorn Mountain NGS 12,352 feet
3765 m
3,777 feet
1151 m
26.4 miles
42.5 km
San Juan Mountains PB North Central San Juan Mountains PB Uncompahgre Peak NGS 14,321 feet
4365 m
4,277 feet
1304 m
85.1 miles
136.9 km
San Miguel Mountains PB Mount Wilson[3] 14,252 feet
4344 m
4,024 feet
1227 m
33.1 miles
53.2 km
Sneffels Range PB Mount Sneffels NGS 14,158 feet
4315 m
3,050 feet
930 m
15.7 miles
25.3 km
Needle Mountains PB Mount Eolus[3] 14,089 feet
4294 m
2,183 feet
665 m
25.2 miles
40.5 km
Grenadier Range PB Vestal Peak[3] PB 13,870 feet
4228 m
1,104 feet
336 m
4.3 miles
6.9 km
West Needle Mountains PB Twilight Peak[3] PB 13,163 feet
4012 m
2,338 feet
713 m
4.9 miles
7.9 km
La Garita Mountains PB San Luis Peak NGS 14,022 feet
4274 m
3,113 feet
949 m
27.0 miles
43.4 km
Cochetopa Hills Long Branch Baldy NGS 11,982 feet
3652 m
1,474 feet
449 m
13.7 miles
22.0 km
East Central San Juan Mountains PB Half Peak[3] PB 13,848 feet
4221 m
1,481 feet
451 m
3.9 miles
6.3 km
Southern San Juan Mountains PB Summit Peak NGS PB 13,308 feet
4056 m
2,760 feet
841 m
39.9 miles
64.2 km
La Plata Mountains PB Hesperus Mountain[3] PB 13,232 feet
4033 m
2,832 feet
863 m
24.8 miles
39.9 km
Mosquito Range PB Mount Lincoln NGS 14,293 feet
4357 m
3,862 feet
1177 m
22.6 miles
36.3 km
Tenmile Range PB Quandary Peak NGS 14,271 feet
4350 m
1,105 feet
337 m
3.2 miles
5.1 km
Front Range PB Central Front Range PB Grays Peak[4] NGS 14,278 feet
4352 m
2,770 feet
844 m
25.0 miles
40.3 km
Northern Front Range PB Longs Peak Massif PB Longs Peak NGS 14,259 feet
4346 m
2,940 feet
896 m
43.6 miles
70.2 km
Mummy Range PB Hagues Peak NGS PB 13,573 feet
4137 m
2,420 feet
738 m
15.9 miles
25.6 km
Indian Peaks PB North Arapaho Peak[3] PB 13,508 feet
4117 m
1,665 feet
507 m
15.4 miles
24.8 km
Never Summer Mountains PB Mount Richthofen[3] PB 12,945 feet
3946 m
2,680 feet
817 m
9.7 miles
15.5 km
Southern Front Range Pikes Peak Massif Pikes Peak NGS 14,115 feet
4302 m
5,530 feet
1686 m
60.8 miles
97.8 km
South Williams Fork Mountains PB Ptarmigan Peak[3] PB 12,504 feet
3811 m
721 feet
220 m
4.3 miles
6.9 km
Tarryall Mountains PB Bison Peak NGS PB 12,432 feet
3789 m
2,451 feet
747 m
19.1 miles
30.8 km
Platte River Mountains North Twin Cone Peak PB 12,323 feet
3756 m
383 feet
117 m
5.9 miles
9.6 km
Kenosha Mountains PB Windy Peak NGS PB 11,970 feet
3649 m
1,510 feet
460 m
5.4 miles
8.7 km
South Park Hills PB Waugh Mountain[3] PB 11,716 feet
3571 m
2,330 feet
710 m
20.0 miles
32.2 km
Rampart Range PB Devils Head NGS PB 9,749 feet
2972 m
1,248 feet
380 m
8.0 miles
12.9 km
Elk Mountains PB Castle Peak NGS 14,279 feet
4352 m
2,365 feet
721 m
20.9 miles
33.7 km
Ruby Range Mount Owen NGS PB 13,070 feet
3984 m
1,358 feet
414 m
8.0 miles
12.8 km
West Elk Mountains PB West Elk Peak NGS PB 13,042 feet
3975 m
3,095 feet
943 m
13.8 miles
22.2 km
Gore Range PB Mount Powell[3] PB 13,566 feet
4135 m
3,000 feet
914 m
21.5 miles
34.6 km
Medicine Bow Mountains PB Clark Peak NGS PB 12,956 feet
3949 m
2,771 feet
845 m
16.7 miles
26.8 km
Flat Tops PB Flat Top Mountain NGS PB 12,361 feet
3768 m
4,054 feet
1236 m
42.8 miles
68.9 km
Rabbit Ears Range PB Parkview Mountain NGS PB 12,301 feet
3749 m
2,676 feet
816 m
10.9 miles
17.6 km
Park Range PB Central Park Range PB Mount Zirkel[3] PB 12,185 feet
3714 m
3,470 feet
1058 m
41.5 miles
66.8 km
Elkhead Mountains PB Sand Mountain North[3] PB 10,884 feet
3317 m
2,179 feet
664 m
18.2 miles
29.3 km
White River Plateau PB Blair Mountain[3] PB 11,445 feet
3488 m
1,736 feet
529 m
17.5 miles
28.2 km
Grand Mesa PB Crater Peak NGS PB 11,333 feet
3454 m
2,307 feet
703 m
18.0 miles
29.0 km
Laramie Mountains PB South Bald Mountain NGS PB 11,007 feet
3355 m
1,843 feet
562 m
13.7 miles
22.0 km
Uncompaghre Plateau PB Horsefly Peak NGS PB 10,353 feet
3156 m
1,437 feet
438 m
14.6 miles
23.5 km
Ute Mountain PB Ute Peak NGS 9,984 feet
3043 m
4,039 feet
1231 m
39.1 miles
62.9 km
Northwestern Colorado PB Diamond Peak[3] PB 9,645 feet
2940 m
2,845 feet
867 m
30.3 miles
48.8 km
Raton Mesa PB Fishers Peak[3] PB 9,633 feet
2936 m
1,847 feet
563 m
32.4 miles
52.2 km
Uinta Range[5] PB Eastern Uinta Range[6] PB Southeastern Uinta Range PB Zenobia Peak NGS PB 9,022 feet
2750 m
2,395 feet
730 m
23.7 miles
38.1 km

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See also

References

  1. ^ Sawatch is pronounced /səˈwæ/. This name comes from a Ute language word meaning "blue earth" or "water at blue earth". The Spanish language version of this name is usually spelled Saguache, while the English language version is usually spelled Sawatch.
  2. ^ The summit of Mount Elbert is the highest point of the Rocky Mountains and the State of Colorado.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v The elevation of this summit has been converted from the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD 29) to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88). National Geodetic Survey
  4. ^ The summit of Grays Peak is the highest point on the Continental Divide of North America.
  5. ^ The summit of Kings Peak is the highest point of the Uinta Range, the Western Rocky Mountains, and the State of Utah.
  6. ^ The summit of South Burro Peak in Utah is the highest point of the Eastern Uinta Range.

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