Sunshine Mountain

Elevation (feet): 12,930
Elevation (meters): 3,941
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: San Juan Mountains
State: Colorado
Latitude: 37.858326
Longitude: -107.934201
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Telluride
Convenient Center: Telluride

Thanks to theyogiclimber for adding this peak.

This Sunshine Mountain is located in San Miguel County on Uncompahgre National Forest land. It's situated four miles east of Wilson Peak in the San Miguel Mountains, a subrange of the San Juan Mountains. The dayhike and scramble starts near the historic town of Ames as the standard route ascends the east ridge. Wonderful summit views of the area including Lizard Head, Mount Wilson, and Wilson Peak. 

Prominence: 810 feet  

Thanks to theyogiclimber for this description.


The following weather information is provided for the nearest supported peak. The weather icons reflect weather conditions from the base of the mountain, while the wind, temperature and humidity reflect conditions at the summit.

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