Elevation

14,017 ft / 4,272 m

#70 in Colorado

#111 in United States

Prominence

877 ft / 267 m

#301 in Colorado

#2,779 in United States

Summits

28 summits

#77 in Colorado

#943 in United States

Top climbing months

July   32%

August   32%

September  25%

Most climbed route

Southwest Ridge

Class 3

Highlights

  • Wilson Peak is a Colorado 14er in the southern San Juan Mountains.
  • Two additional 14ers are within 2 miles of its summit: Mount Wilson and El Diente Peak.
  • Summer ascents of the peak are considered Class 3.
  • The easiest traditional route climbs south through Silver Pick Basin, although use of this route has come into question since 2004 when private landowners failed to come to an agreement with the US Forest Service regarding hiking access.
  • Most famous as the distinctive pyramidal peak in the Coors Beer logo.

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