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Handies Peak  Colorado   #12544
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / US Rockies / Colorado Rockies

Height: 4282 m <- 14048 feet
Prominence?: 582 m  
Line Parent?: Sunlight Peak (32.7 km away, at bearing 194 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Eolus (34.0 km away)

Location:   37.91294,-107.50442     37:54:47, -107:30:16   13S 279842 4199113 (27 km E of Telluride).   AreaCode: DK77/JF10
This peak is #42 on the Height List for Colorado . This peak is #92 in Prominence List for Colorado .Handies Peak is located in the San Juan Mountains in southwest Colorado. The standard approach is via a road that reaches the west base of the mountain. From here, a trail goes south and up to American Basin to Cottonwood Creek that reaches American Basin south of the mountains. From the basin, the trail gains a col at the start of the mountain's south ridge. Follow the easy south ridge to the summit.

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11 View West from Handies Peak Kevin Altheim