Torreys Peak

Torreys Peak is a Colorado 14er in the Front Range along the Continental Divide. It is nearly always mentioned in conjunction with nearby 14er Grays Peak. Once at the summit, many opt to continue on to the summit of Grays Peak, 0.75 miles away. Since these peaks are close to Denver, you probably won't be alone out there.

Torreys Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by cmanes

165 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 11, 2015. 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 Kelso Ridge, Torreys Peak down and traverse to Grays Peak.

Others who’ve summited Torreys Peak

  • keyboardcowboy
  • jswift
  • 121BObr24
  • bfsmith
  • nmontelli
  • beau
  • DandyDon
  • BobbyFinn
  • jbyrd
  • awake
  • Teeboy
  • 14erkid
  • madeinus
  • SBuchan
  • ColonelMethod
  • TI83plus
  • sli74
  • solsen05
  • Shreddergirl
  • mdedio
  • SummerHikes
  • cponyicky
  • nathandahlberg
  • mountains
  • ejbackes
  • dspcheese
  • jess_marie303
  • Alpenglo
  • julessummit
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Routes Used trails & approaches

16% Kelso Ridge

11% Torreys Peak down

10% traverse to Grays Peak

8% Grays Peak Trail from Stevens Gulch

8% Traverse from Grays Peak

8% stevens gulch to torreys peak via grays peak

8% The one that didn't go back over the top of Grays

4% Grays Peak Trailhead (Standard)

4% Stevens Gulch

4% The one from the top of Grays to the top of Torrey's

3% Grays Peak - East Slopes

2% Greys Peak Up

2% up to Grays then down to Kelsoe Ridge, then off trail

1% Traverse to Grays Peak and glissade descent off South Slopes

1% Chihuahua Gulch

1% From loveland pass, to Grizzly Peak to Torreys

1% South Slopes

0% Dead Dog couloir

0% Traverse to Grays Peak, Mount Edwards, McClellan Mountain, down a gully


  • scott scott
    commented on May 24, 2011
    Tragedy on Torreys: skier dies in avalanche

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14,275 ft / 4,351 m


560 ft / 171 m

Height Rank Range

Front Range


Colorado, United States

Summited by

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  • denis
  • cmanes
  • hinmania
  • keyboardcowboy
  • tdgrein
  • jswift
  • livetothemax96
  • 121BObr24
  • bfsmith
  • nmontelli
  • beau
  • DandyDon

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