How high is the highest mountain in Colorado?


What is the highest peak in the Colorado Rockies?

The Rocky Mountains are notable for containing the highest peaks in central North America. The range's highest peak is Mount Elbert located in Colorado at 14,440 feet (4,401 m) above sea level. Mount Robson in British Columbia, at 12,972 feet (3,954 m), is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.

Is Pikes Peak the highest mountain in Colorado?

Pikes Peak is the highest summit of the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, in North America. The ultra-prominent 14,115-foot (4,302.31 m) fourteener is located in Pike National Forest, 12 miles (19 km) west of downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado.

What are the two highest peaks in Colorado?

Highest major summits
RankMountain PeakMountain Range
1Mount ElbertSawatch Range
2Mount MassiveSawatch Range
3Mount HarvardSawatch Range
4Blanca PeakSangre de Cristo Mountains
  • What is Colorado's lowest elevation?

    At a mean elevation of 6,800 feet above seal level, Colorado has the highest mean altitude of the 50 states. Colorado's low point, 3,315 feet above sea level at the Arikaree River in Yuma County, is the highest low point in the nation and is higher than 18 state high points.
  • How many mountains in California are over 14000 feet?

    In the mountaineering parlance of the Western United States, a fourteener is a mountain peak with an elevation of at least 14,000 feet (4267 meters). This is a complete list of the 12 fourteeners in the U.S. state of California with at least 300 feet (91.44 meters) of topographic prominence.
  • How many mountains are in the state of Colorado?

    Colorado Mountain Peaks. The statistics are impressive: 54 14,000-foot mountains, over 1,000 12,000-foot mountains, and more 10,000-foot mountains than we can count. In fact, there are so many mountains in Colorado entire libraries of books have been written on them.

Updated: 18th November 2019

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