Elevation

14,150 ft / 4,313 m

Prominence

3,050 ft / 930 m

Summits

64 summits

Top climbing months

July   23%

August   23%

September  17%

Most climbed route

Standard Route

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.
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