California Peak

Elevation (feet): 13,849
Elevation (meters): 4,221
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sangre de Cristo Range
State: Colorado
Latitude: 37.6167
Longitude: -105.5
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Alamosa
Convenient Center: Fort Garland

California Peak is the 86th highest in Colorado. It's parent is Ellingwood Point.It is located in Huerfano county in the Rio Grande National Forest.

Trip Reports

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

There are 2 trip reports for California Peak.

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  • Log #2574 - by Chris Fore on June 23, 2002
    The valley (at the trail head) is hot, but the ridge is cold and very windy. Bring warm clothing. There are at least 7 false summits and all are 13,000+! You will climb 500' then loose 400' over and...
  • Log #2575 - by Russell McCrary on Dec 13, 2001
    A great hike and could see for miles. Walked into herds of elk and big horn sheep. MT. Blanca and MT.Lindsey also in area.