Elevation

14,007 ft / 4,269 m

#75 in Colorado

#118 in United States

Prominence

501 ft / 153 m

#743 in Colorado

#4,371 in United States

Summits

42 summits

#48 in Colorado

#577 in United States

Top climbing months

August   28%

September  28%

July   11%

Most climbed route

Ridge connected to Redcloud

10.4 mi • 4,027 ft gain

Highlights

  • Sunshine Peak is Colorado 14er in the San Juan Mountains about 1 mile south of fellow 14er Redcloud Peak.
  • Dubious distinction of being the lowest of Colorado's 54 official fourteeners.
  • Only has prominence of 481 feet from its higher neighbor Redcloud Peak. The two 14ers are usually climbed in combination.
  • Steeper local relief than many other fourteeners: it rises 4,450 feet in only 1.2 miles
17 summits • 10.4 mi • 4,027 ft gain • 6 hr 52 min

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