Elevation

14,055 ft / 4,284 m

#54 in Colorado

#92 in United States

Prominence

1,908 ft / 582 m

#67 in Colorado

#818 in United States

Summits

62 summits

#30 in Colorado

#372 in United States

Top climbing months

July   29%

August   26%

September  18%

Most climbed route

American Basin

Highlights

  • Handies Peak is a Colorado 14er in the San Juan Mountains.
  • No roads or towns can be seen from the remote summit.
  • Near two other 14ers: Redcloud Peak and Sunshine Peak.
  • Climbers typically climb Handies one day and hit Redcloud and Sunshine the next.

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