- 1 1/4 inch diameter
- Cast in fine pewter
- Strong magnet embedded in back
- Mounted on story card
Elevation: 14,294 ft.
Coordinates: N37° 58' 00'' W105° 35' 05''
Location: Sangre de Cristo Range, California, USA
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Crestone Peak ranks 7th highest in elevation of the 54 Colorado Fourteeners. It also ranks among the more challenging climbs. Added to the challenge is the difficult access.
Despite the challenge of the single peak, neighboring Crestone Needle, ranked "most difficult" is often climbed on the same outing. Crestone Peak was first climbed by Albert Ellingwood, Eleanor Davis Ehrman and party on July 24, 1916.