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

43 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Aug 19, 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 East Slopes, Northwest Ridge and Angel of Shavano.

Others who’ve claimed 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

Routes Used trails & approaches

53% East Slopes

24% Northwest Ridge

21% Angel of Shavano

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Elevation

14,236 ft / 4,339 m

Prominence

1,619 ft / 493 m

Height Rank Range

Sawatch Range

Location

Colorado, United States

Claimed by

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

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