Elevation

14,150 ft / 4,313 m

#37 in Colorado

#69 in United States

Prominence

3,050 ft / 930 m

#15 in Colorado

#377 in United States

Summits

77 summits

#24 in Colorado

#372 in United States

Top climbing months

July   25%

August   23%

September  16%

Most climbed route

South Slopes (Standard)

Class 3

Highlights

  • Mount Sneffels is a Colorado 14er in the Mount Sneffels Wilderness of the northern San Juan Mountains.
  • This grand, symmetrical peak is one of the most photographed mountains in Colorado, probably only second to the Maroon Bells near Aspen.
  • The standard Class 2 route to the summit follows a creek bed up from Yankee Boy Basin.
  • A secondary, Class 3 route follows a ridge line to the summit from the saddle of Blue Lakes Pass.
12 summits • 6.7 mi • 2,829 ft gain • 5 hr 32 min • Class 3
1 summit • 14.3 mi • 5,463 ft gain • 14 hr 38 min • Class 2
1 summit • 6.0 mi • 2,721 ft gain • 4 hr 26 min • Class 2

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