Mount Ouray above Marshall Pass in 1899.
|Elevation||13,961 ft (4,255 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||2,659 ft (810 m)|
|Location||Chaffee / Saguache counties, Colorado, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Ouray|
|Easiest route||West ridge, class 2|
Mount Ouray is a peak located in the central part of the U.S. state of Colorado. It is 18 miles (29 km) southwest of the town of Salida, in northern Saguache County, the northern base of the peak stretches into to southern Chaffee County. The peak makes up the southern tip of Sawatch Mountains, rising nearly 7,000 feet above the Arkansas River Valley. Monarch Pass is four miles northwest of the peak.
The standard route is the west ridge. Starting at Marshall Pass, the route heads north along the Continental Divide until the west ridge of Mount Ouray is reached. From there, one can hike east along this ridge up to the summit.
- Hump Mountain
- Ouray Mountain
- Ouray Peak (there is a different Ouray Peak in northern Chaffee County)