Redcloud Peak

Redcloud Peak is a Colorado 14er in the San Juan Mountains. The mountain is named for its red color. Part of the Handies group, it is usually climbed in combination with nearby 14er Sunshine Peak. The most popular route is a Class 2 scree route from the Silver Creek - Grizzly Gulch trailhead.

Redcloud Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by bfsmith

31 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jul 5, 2014. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs.

Others who’ve summited Redcloud Peak

  • bfsmith
  • DandyDon
  • COdeacon
  • susanjoypaul
  • Shreddergirl
  • marmot
  • cponyicky
  • Alpenglo
  • roald
  • bmannlein
  • Josh.C.Arthur
  • telemarkdude
  • Series7SeekerPaulMcGhee
  • rl
  • brianasher

Routes Used trails & approaches

60% Silver Creek Trail

14% South Ridge

10% Northeast Ridge

7% Scree descent Route

7% Southern Ridge to Sunlight

Comments

  • scott scott
    commented on Mar 11, 2011
    This mountain sorely needs a peak photo!

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Elevation

14,041 ft / 4,280 m

Prominence

1,436 ft / 438 m

Height Rank Range

San Juan Mountains

Location

Colorado, United States

Summited by

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  • bfsmith
  • DandyDon
  • COdeacon
  • susanjoypaul
  • 14erkid
  • hurdles
  • amadisofgaul
  • Shreddergirl
  • marmot
  • cponyicky
  • Alpenglo
  • SDHiker

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