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

36 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 23, 2014. 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 Silver Creek Trail, Northeast Ridge and South Ridge.

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

52% Silver Creek Trail

22% Northeast Ridge

11% South Ridge

8% Southern Ridge to Sunlight

5% Scree descent Route


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

SNAPSHOTedit info


14,041 ft / 4,280 m


1,436 ft / 438 m

Height Rank Range

San Juan Mountains


Colorado, United States

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

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