Mount Sneffels

Mount Sneffels is a Colorado 14er in the Mount Sneffels Wilderness of the northern San Juan Mountains. This grand, symmetrical peak is one of the most photographed mountains in Colorado, probably only second to the Maroon Bells near Aspen. The primary Class 2 route to the summit follows a creek bed up from Yankee Boy Basin. A secondary route follows a ridge line to the summit from the saddle of Blue Lakes Pass.

Mount Sneffels SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by wskendal

51 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 1, 2013. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Mount Sneffels

  • wskendal
  • hauteroute
  • bfsmith
  • DandyDon
  • COdeacon
  • BobbyFinn
  • BenT
  • TI83plus
  • Shreddergirl
  • mdedio
  • marmot
  • mountains
  • Alpenglo
  • grey_wulff1
  • roald
  • ReneHakkert
  • justin_b
  • heidi.a.heide
  • justin.mckelvy
  • abran.mitchell
  • bmannlein
  • rmblack1
  • melissa
  • rl
  • brianasher

Routes Used trails & approaches

65% Standard Route

20% Southwest Ridge

6% South Slopes

4% Snowboard Descent of Snake Couloir

2% Blain Basin to Lavender Couloir

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Elevation

14,156 ft / 4,315 m

Prominence

3,050 ft / 930 m

Height Rank Range

San Juan Mountains

Location

Colorado, United States

Summited by

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  • wskendal
  • scott
  • hauteroute
  • bfsmith
  • denneyr
  • DandyDon
  • COdeacon
  • tygrubb
  • BobbyFinn
  • susanjoypaul
  • mirhash
  • BenT

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