Byer's Peak

Easy walk up ascent of 2.3 miles. 3600 ft of elevation gain. After the first mile, the climb is above timberline and exposed on a ridge. There are three false summits before the top, marked with the USGS marker. Great 360 degree views.

Elevation (feet): 12,804
Elevation (meters): 3,903
Continent: North America
Country: United States
State: Colorado
Difficulty: Walk Up
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Denver International
Convenient Center: Fraser, CO

Thanks to Cory Lampert for adding this peak.

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Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Byer's Peak.

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  • Log #17441 - by Jason Chudy on Aug 28, 2001
    It was a beautiful hike that can really take the wind out of your sails, but on a clear day the view from the top more than recharges you. I asked my girlfriend to marry me at the top and it was a...
  • Log #17442 - by Cory Lampert on July 13, 2001
    Rough road to Byer's Peak trailhead, $WD not needed, but bumpy and unmarked in places. Less crowds encountered on weekdays. Enjoyable and quick hike to do on a weekend or conditioning run. Great...