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

27 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jul 2, 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 Silver Creek Trail, South Ridge and Northeast Ridge.

Others who’ve claimed Redcloud Peak

  • bfsmith
  • DandyDon
  • COdeacon
  • susanjoypaul
  • Shreddergirl
  • marmot
  • cponyicky
  • Alpenglo
  • roald
  • bmannlein
  • Series7SeekerPaulMcGhee
  • rl

Routes Used trails & approaches

57% Silver Creek Trail

15% South Ridge

11% 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

Claimed by

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

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