14,276 ft / 4,351 m

#12 in Colorado

#34 in United States


2,503 ft / 763 m

#29 in Colorado

#509 in United States


41 summits

#49 in Colorado

#599 in United States

Top climbing months

August   35%

July   33%

March   9%

Most climbed route

West Slopes


  • 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.