Colorado's Mountain ranges are an incredible sight to go see. How many of the different mountain ranges in the state have you seen in person?

If it's breathtaking views you're after, Colorado is one of the best places on earth to be. Our state is home to 58 peaks that exceed 14,000 feet in elevation, and perhaps even more impressive is that we have over 600 peaks that reach at least 13,000 feet.

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What is a Colorado 14er?

To be a true 14er, the mountain must be 300 feet higher than the saddle of an adjacent peak. By this standard, Colorado has 53 14er mountains.

How Many 14er Mountains are in Colorado?

The answer depends on how much of a purist you are. There are technically 58 peaks in Colorado that make it to 14,000 feet or more. The Colorado Mountain Club says there are 54, and the 300-foot Prominence Rule says 53. We'll take a closer look at each one below.

Where are All of the Colorado 14er Mountains Located in the State?

Scroll on to find out exactly where each one of these incredible mountains is in the state of Colorado. You'll find most of them in the Sawatch, San Juan, Elk, and Sange de Christo ranges. The best part is that with 53 of them in Colorado, you won't have to go across to the entire state to get to a few of them. Keep going to see them all!

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  • Mount Massive
  • Elevation: 14,421 ft (4,396 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 39.1872118°N Longitude: -106.475306°W
  • Elevation Rank: 2 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Sawatch Mountains
  • Nearest Large Town: Leadville, Colorado
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  • Mount Harvard
  • Elevation: 14,420 ft (4,395 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 38.9244389°N Longitude: -106.3205788°W
  • Elevation Rank: 3 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Sawatch Mountains / Collegiate Peaks
  • Nearest Large Town: Buena Vista, Colorado
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  • Mountain: La Plata Peak
  • Elevation: 14,336 ft (4,370 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 39.0293524°N Longitude: -106.4729047°W
  • Elevation Rank:  5 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Sawatch Mountains / Collegiate Peaks
  • Nearest Large Town: Leadville, Colorado
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  • Mountain: Mount Lincoln
  • Elevation: 14,286 ft (4,354 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 39.3513775°N Longitude: -106.1114091°W
  • Elevation Rank:  8 of 53
  • Mountain Range:  Mosquito Range
  • Nearest Large Town: Alma, Colorado
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  • Mountain: Grays Peak
  • Elevation: 14,270 ft (4,349 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 39.6338758°N Longitude: -105.8175092°W
  • Elevation Rank: 9 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Front Range
  • Nearest Large Town: Keystone, Colorado
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  • Mountain: Castle Peak
  • Elevation: 14,265 ft (4,348 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 39.0097131°N Longitude: -106.8614293°W
  • Elevation Rank:  13 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Elk Mountains
  • Nearest Large Town: Parker, Colorado
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  • Mountain: Longs Peak
  • Elevation: 14,255 ft (4,345 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 40.2548351°N Longitude: -105.6160784°W
  • Elevation Rank:  15 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Front Range
  • Nearest Large Town: Estes Park
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  • Mountain: Mount Belford
  • Elevation: 14,197 ft (4,327 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 38.9605495°N Longitude: -106.3611355°W
  • Elevation Rank:  18 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Sawatch Mountains / Collegiate Peaks
  • Nearest Large Town: Buena Vista
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  • Mountain: Mount Princeton
  • Elevation: 14,197 ft (4,327 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 38.749441°N Longitude: -106.242521°W
  • Elevation Rank:  19 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Sawatch Mountains / Collegiate Peaks
  • Nearest Large Town: Buena Vista
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  • Mountain: Mount Bross
  • Elevation: 14,172 ft (4,320 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 39.3352666°N Longitude: -106.1075201°W
  • Elevation Rank:  22 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Mosquito Range
  • Nearest Large Town: Alma, Colorado
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  • Mountain: Maroon Peak
  • Elevation: 14,156 ft (4,315 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 39.0708225°N Longitude: -106.9892118°W
  • Elevation Rank:  24 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Elk Mountains
  • Nearest Large Town: Aspen, Colorado
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  • Mountain: Mount Oxford
  • Elevation: 14,153 ft (4,314 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 38.9647162°N Longitude: -106.3389126°W
  • Elevation Rank: 26 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Sawatch Mountains / Collegiate Peaks
  • Nearest Large Town: Buena Vista
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  • Mountain: Capitol Peak
  • Elevation: 14,130 ft (4,307 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 39.1502648°N Longitude: -107.0831026°W
  • Elevation Rank:  29 of 53
  • Mountain Range:  Elk Mountains
  • Nearest Large Town: Snowmass Village
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  • Mountain: Pikes Peak
  • Elevation: 14,110 ft (4,301 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 38.84054°N Longitude: -105.04442°W
  • Elevation Rank:  30 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Front Range
  • Nearest Large Town: Manitou Springs
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  • Mountain: Mount Columbia
  • Elevation: 14,073 ft (4,289 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 38.9038837°N Longitude: -106.2975225°W
  • Elevation Rank:  35 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Sawatch Mountains / Collegiate Peaks
  • Nearest Large Town: Buena Vista
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  • Mountain: Missouri Mountain
  • Elevation: 14,067 ft (4,288 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 38.9472161°N Longitude: -106.3783581°W
  • Elevation Rank:  36 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Sawatch Mountains / Collegiate Peaks
  • Nearest Large Town: Buena Vista
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Mountain: Mount Lindsey

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  • Mountain: Pyramid Peak
  • Elevation: 14,018 ft (4,273 m)
  • Coordinates: Latitude: 39.0713782°N Longitude: -106.9503214°W
  • Elevation Rank: 47 of 53
  • Mountain Range: Elk Mountains
  • Nearest Large Town: Aspen, Colorado
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