Elevation

14,276 ft / 4,351 m

#12 in Colorado

#40 in United States

Prominence

2,503 ft / 763 m

#30 in Colorado

#593 in United States

Summits

53 summits

#47 in Colorado

#650 in United States

Top climbing months

July   33%

August   29%

June   12%

Most climbed route

West Slopes via Baldwin Gulch

Class 2

Highlights

  • Mount Antero is a Colorado 14er located in the central Sawatch Range named for Chief Antero of the Unitah band of Utes.
  • Prized for its gemstone deposits and has one of the highest concentrations of aquamarine in the country.
  • There are several active private mining claims being exploited on Mount Antero and surrounding peaks.
  • Expect many hikers and there's always a chance to find a gem of your own.
  • The peak is due south of the more visually prominent Mount Princeton.

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