Highlighted Colorado 13er Routes

Colorado is home to hundreds of peaks 13,000 feet or higher (more than 600 to be precise!). These summits provide stunning views like their taller 14er cousins, but are much quieter with far fewer hikers on their slopes. Here’s an assortment of Colorado 13er routes that I highly recommend. You can view them sorted by range further below. This page is under construction as I write new Route Guides. Thanks for your patience!

Fletcher Mountain Route Guide

Fletcher Mountain Route Guide

Fletcher Peak is one of Colorado’s Centennial Peaks (the tallest 100 summits in the state). It’s one of the shortest climbs, with only 2,250 feet of elevation gain over 4.25 miles. The route holds snow

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Mt Sniktau Route Guide

Mt Sniktau Route Guide

Not everyone feels like summiting a 14er to start. Not everyone is able to physically. Mt Sniktau, with just 1,800 feet of gain and a 3.7 mile length, provides a much easier summit opportunity close

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13er Standard Routes by Range

Front Range 13ers

San Juan Range 13ers

Sawatch Range 13ers

Elk Range 13ers

Gore Range 13ers

Ten Mile Range 13ers

Mosquito Range 13ers

Sangre de Christo Range 13ers