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Colorado's Most Popular Fourteeners Today

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SAWATCH RANGE

Best combined estimate: 89,000
2016 estimate: 115,000
2015 estimate: 95,000

1. Mount Elbert — 20,000-25,000*
2016 estimate: 25,000-30,000
2015 estimate: 20,000-25,000

2. Mount Massive — 7,000-10,000^
2016 estimate: 7,000-10,000
2015 estimate: 7,000-10,000

3 (tie). Mount Harvard — 5,000-7,000^
2016 estimate: 7,000-10,000
2015 estimate: 3,000-5,000

3 (tie). La Plata Peak — 5,000-7,000*
2016 estimate: 5,000-7,000
2015 estimate: 5,000-7,000

3 (tie). Mount Shavano/Tabeauche Peak — 5,00-7,000*
2016 estimate: 3,000-5,000
2015 estimate: 5,000-7,000

3 (tie). Mount Belford/Mount Oxford — 5,000-7,000^
2016 estimate: 7,000-10,000
2015 estimate: 7,000-10,000

3 (tie). Mount Princeton — 5,000-7,000*
2016 estimate: 10,000-15,000
2015 estimate: 5,000-7,000

3 (tie). Mount Yale — 5,000-7,000
2016 estimate: 7,000-10,000
2015 estimate: 7,000-10,000

3 (tie). Huron Peak — 5,000-7,000*
2016 estimate: 10,000-15,000
2015 estimate: 7,000-10,000

4 (tie). Mount Antero — 3,000-5,000
2016 estimate: 3,000-5,000
2015 estimate: 3,000-5,000

4 (tie). Mount Columbia — 3,000-5,000^
2016 estimate: 3,000-5,000
2015 estimate: 3,000-5,000

4 (tie). Missouri Mountain — 3,000-5,000^
2016 estimate: 5,000-7,000
2015 estimate: 3,000-5,000

4 (tie). Mt. of the Holy Cross — 3,000-5,000
2016 estimate: 5,000-7,000
2015 estimate: 3,000-5,000

SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS

Best combined estimate: 48,000
2016 estimate: 43,000
2015 estimate: 20,000

1. Handies Peak — 5,000-7,000*
2016 estimate: 3,000-5,000
2015 estimate: 3,000-5,000

2 (tie). Uncompahgre Peak — 3,000-5,000
2016 estimate: 3,000-5,000
2015 estimate: 3,000-5,000

2 (tie). Mount Eolus — 3,000-5,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: <1,000

2 (tie). Windom Peak/Sunlight Peak — 3,000-5,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: 1,000-3,000

2 (tie). Mount Sneffels — 3,000-5,000*
2016 estimate: 5,000-7,000
2015 estimate: 1,000-3,000

2 (tie). Redcloud Peak/Sunshine Peak — 3,000-5,000*
2016 estimate: 3,000-5,000
2015 estimate: 1,000-3,000

2 (tie). Wetterhorn Peak — 3,000-5,000
2016 estimate: 3,000-5,000
2015 estimate: 1,000-3,000

2 (tie). San Luis Peak — 3,000-5,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: 1,000-3,000

3 (tie). Mount Wilson — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: <1,000

3 (tie). El Diente Peak — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: <1,000

3 (tie). Wilson Peak — 1,000-3,000*
2016 estimate: 3,000-5,000
2015 estimate: <1,000

MOSQUITO RANGE

Best combined estimate: 41,000
2016 estimate: 34,000
2015 estimate: 33,000

1. Mount Sherman — 20,000-25,000*
2016 estimate: 15,000-20,000
2015 estimate: 10,000-15,000

2. Mount Lincoln/Mount Bross/Mount Democrat — 15,000-20,000*
2016 estimate: 15,000-20,000
2015 estimate: 15,000-20,000

SANGRE DE CRISTO RANGE

Best combined estimate: 13,000
2016 estimate: 17,000
2015 estimate: 14,000

1 (tie). Blanca Peak/Ellingwood Point — 1,000-3,000*
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: 1,000-3,000

1 (tie). Crestone Peak — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: 1,000-3,000

1 (tie). Crestone Needle — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: 1,000-3,000

1 (tie). Kit Carson Peak/Challenger Point — 1,000-3,000*
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: 1,000-3,000

1 (tie). Humboldt Peak — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 3,000-5,000
2015 estimate: 3,000-5,000

1 (tie). Culebra Peak — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: <1,000

1 (tie). Mount Lindsey — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: 1,000-3,000

1 (tie). Little Bear Peak — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: <1,000

ELK MOUNTAINS

Best combined estimate: 9,000
2016 estimate: 9,000
2015 estimate: 7,000

1 (tie). Castle Peak — 1,000-3,000*
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: 3,000-5,000

1 (tie). Maroon Peak — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: <1,000

1 (tie). Capitol Peak — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: <1,000

1 (tie). Snowmass Mountain — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: <1,000

1 (tie). Pyramid Peak — 1,000-3,000
2016 estimate: 1,000-3,000
2015 estimate: <1,000

*Indicates data drawn from CFI TRAFx recorders, with data gap and early/late season infills from either previous years or nearby peak data. All other estimates are interpolated from a correlation between TRAFx data and reported 14ers.com peak use statistics.

^Indicates US Forest Service counter at trailhead to provide upper bound on hiking use for 14ers accessed by the trailhead.

#Indicates US Forest Service counter and trailhead register analysis.

Range and overall totals are adjusted to account for the frequent practice of summiting multiple peaks in one day.
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