Elk Mountain 14ers

The Elk Mountain 14ers are situated between the towns of Crested Butte and Aspen. They are stunning and rugged and waiting to be climbed! Follow our 14ers guide to help plan your climb.

Castle Peak

Elevation- 14,265'

From Aspen take Castle Creek Road until it ends. Then take a right on the dirt road and it will go along Castle Creek. This is a moderate hike.

Maroon Peak

Elevation- 14,156'

Located in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. Access from the Maroon Creek Road out of Aspen. Camping is available and this is a difficult hike.

Capitol Peak

Elevation- 14,130'

Access from the Capitol Creek Road this is a difficult and long hike. Camping is limited.

Snowmass Mountain

Elevation- 14,092'

Access from Snowmass Village on this moderate hike. Camping near the trailhead.

Conundrum Peak

Elevation- 14,060'

From Aspen use Castle Creek Rd. Turn right on the dirt road and continue to follow Castle Creek.

Pyramid Peak

Elevation- 14,018'

Access from Maroon Creek Rd. in Aspen. This is a short 14er but it is technical and very unstable.

North Maroon Peak

Elevation- 14,014

From Aspen access via the Maroon Creek Road. This is a technical hike but the crowds are usually low.

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