Windom Peak

Windom Peak is a Colorado 14er within the Weminuche Wilderness in the Needle Mountains, a subrange of the San Juan Mountains. Windom Peak is one of three fourteeners in the Needle Mountains; the other two are Mount Eolus and Sunlight Peak. Windom and Sunlight lie on the east side of Twin Lakes, in upper Chicago Basin, while Eolus lies on the west side. All three peaks are relatively remote by Colorado standards, and have a strong wilderness character; however they can be popular in summer. A popular way to access Chicago Basin is the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad.

Windom Peak SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by scott

19 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jul 21, 2013. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing route and hiking trail to the summit is Chicago Basin approach to West Ridge (Standard).

Others who’ve claimed Windom Peak

  • 100peaks
  • hauteroute
  • DandyDon
  • madeinus
  • JOEYZOCCO
  • jasonfoisset1
  • bmannlein

Routes Used trails & approaches

100% Chicago Basin approach to West Ridge (Standard)

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Elevation

14,087 ft / 4,294 m

Prominence

1,022 ft / 312 m

Height Rank Range

Needle Mountains

Location

Colorado, United States

Claimed by

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  • 100peaks
  • scott
  • hauteroute
  • DandyDon
  • susanjoypaul
  • madeinus
  • hurdles
  • Delos
  • ChrisMeloche
  • ianbrogden
  • bruceparker
  • tombrown

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