Grizzly Peak

Grizzly Peak was once thought to be a fourteener, but now ranks as Colorado's highest thirteener. It is also the highest of six thirteeners in Colorado named "Grizzly." Grizzly Peak lies on the Continental Divide. It can be approached from the east via McNasser Gulch or from the west from Lincoln Creek.

Elevation (feet): 13,988
Elevation (meters): 4,264
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sawatch Range
State: Colorado
Latitude: 39.0425
Longitude: -106.597
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Denver
Convenient Center: Leadville or Buena Vista

Thanks to Kirk Mallory for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

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

There is one trip report for Grizzly Peak.

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  • Log #12211 - by Kirk Mallory on Oct 07, 1999
    After completing the fourteeners last weekend with a climb of Longs Peak, the highest thirteener was definitely on the "to do" list. I encountered some snow, which melted off during the...