Elevation

14,055 ft / 4,284 m

#54 in Colorado

#94 in United States

Prominence

1,908 ft / 582 m

#68 in Colorado

#990 in United States

Summits

65 summits

#31 in Colorado

#433 in United States

Top climbing months

July   29%

August   27%

September  17%

Most climbed route

Southwest Slopes via American Basin

Class 1

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.
11 summits • 11.5 mi • 3,598 ft gain • 6 hr 40 min
1 summit • 8.0 mi • 3,554 ft gain • 3 hr 37 min

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