Peak 15

Elevation (feet): 13,700
Elevation (meters): 4,176
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: San Juan Mountains
State: Colorado
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Aug
Nearest major airport: Grand Junction, CO.
Convenient Center: Silverton

Thanks to Jay Eggleston for adding this peak.

One of the Turret Needles located east of Turret Peak on the west edge of the needle mountains.

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Trip Reports

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

There are 2 trip reports for Peak 15.

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  • Log #7618 - by Jack Eggleston on Jan 15, 2001
    I climbed it with my son Jay who already has commented. It is a very remote climb approached from the New York Basin side. The coulior between Pk15 PK16 has two short difficult pitches. Traverse left...
  • Log #7619 - by Jay Eggleston on Dec 25, 2000
    One of the more difficult 13er's in Colorado. A rope and small rack are recommended. We climbed 6 roped pitches from the south and descent required 4 rappels.