Handies Peak

Handies Peak is a Colorado 14er in the San Juan Mountains. No roads or towns can be seen from the remote summit. It is near two other 14ers: Redcloud Peak and Sunshine Peak. Climbers typically bag Handies one day and hit Redcloud and Sunshine the next.

Handies Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by bfsmith

34 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jul 1, 2013. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Grizzly Gulch , American Basin and East Slopes.

Others who’ve claimed Handies Peak

  • bfsmith
  • denneyr
  • DandyDon
  • COdeacon
  • susanjoypaul
  • Teeboy
  • TI83plus
  • sli74
  • marmot
  • cponyicky
  • Alpenglo
  • gracefulmel
  • roald
  • bmannlein
  • rmblack1
  • rl

Routes Used trails & approaches

44% Grizzly Gulch

41% American Basin

5% East Slopes

5% West Slopes

2% Grizzly Gulch

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Elevation

14,055 ft / 4,284 m

Prominence

1,908 ft / 582 m

Height Rank Range

San Juan Mountains

Location

Colorado, United States

Claimed by

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  • bfsmith
  • denneyr
  • DandyDon
  • COdeacon
  • susanjoypaul
  • Teeboy
  • TI83plus
  • hurdles
  • amadisofgaul
  • sli74
  • marmot
  • cponyicky

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