14,236 ft / 4,339 m

#23 in Colorado

#48 in United States


1,619 ft / 493 m

#92 in Colorado

#1,009 in United States


65 summits

#28 in Colorado

#352 in United States

Top climbing months

August   32%

July   23%

September  15%

Most climbed route

East Slopes


  • Mount Shavano is a Colorado 14er in the Sawatch Range.
  • It along with its near neighbor Tabeguache Peak are the southern-most 14ers in the Sawatch.
  • Famous for the Angel of Shavano, a snow formation in the image of an angel that emerges on the east face of the mountain during snow melt each spring.
  • There is also a less well-known snow formation the the left of the Angel known as the Grinch.
  • Named after Chief Shavano of the Ute Tribe.