James Peak at dawn viewed from Green Mountain in Boulder County.
|Elevation||13,300 ft (4,054 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||694 ft (212 m)|
|Location||Clear Creek / Gilpin / Grand counties
|Topo map||USGS Empire|
James Peak, elevation 13,300 ft (4,100 m), is a summit in the Front Range of north central Colorado. The mountain is southeast of Winter Park at the juncture of Clear Creek, Grand, and Gilpin counties. The peak is the highest point in Gilpin County and the James Peak Wilderness.
James Peak has a broad south slope that is very popular with hikers. The steep, sheer walls of the east face, offer multiple technical couloirs for snow climbers, skiers, and snowboarders. From south to north, these routes are named 'Bailout', 'Starlight', 'Sky Pilot', 'Shooting Star', and 'Superstar'.
- James Peak on 13ers.com
- James Peak on listsofjohn.com
- James Peak on peakery.com
- James Peak on summitpost.org
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