Mount Shavano

Mount Shavano is a Colorado 14er in the Sawatch Range. It along with its near neighbor Tabeguache Peak are the southern-most 14ers in the Sawatch. Mount Shavano is famous for the Angel of Shavano, a snow formation in the image of an angel that emerges on the east face of the mountain during snow melt each spring. There is also less well known snow formation the the left of the Angel known as the Grinch. Mount Shavano was named after Chief Shavano of the Ute Tribe.

Mount Shavano SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by bfsmith

58 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jul 6, 2016. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Mount Shavano

  • bfsmith
  • DandyDon
  • COdeacon
  • BobbyFinn
  • susanjoypaul
  • 14erkid
  • madeinus
  • TI83plus
  • Shreddergirl
  • marmot
  • cponyicky
  • Alpenglo
  • roald
  • anton.mayer
  • mikeriley
  • jasonfoisset1
  • bmannlein
  • cmw5060
  • Flippy
  • joshua.barker.31521
  • brianasher
  • Flyhigh
  • robertocampo

Routes Used trails & approaches

58% East Slopes

23% Northwest Ridge

17% Angel of Shavano


SNAPSHOTedit info


14,236 ft / 4,339 m


1,619 ft / 493 m

Height Rank Range

Sawatch Range


Colorado, United States

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  • bfsmith
  • nmontelli
  • DandyDon
  • COdeacon
  • BobbyFinn
  • WaxDr
  • susanjoypaul
  • itsallgood
  • 14erkid
  • madeinus
  • TI83plus
  • hurdles

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