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Handies Peak
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The peak in 2018.
Highest point
Elevation 14,058 ft (4284.8 m) NAVD88
Prominence 1908 ft (582 m)
Isolation 11.18 mi (18.00 km)
Listing
Geography
Location Hinsdale County, Colorado, U.S.
Parent range San Juan Mountains
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Handies Peak, Colorado
Climbing
First ascent 1874 Franklin Rhoda
Easiest route hike

Handies Peak is a high and prominent mountain summit of the San Juan Mountains range in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 14,058-foot (4284.8 m) fourteener is located in the Bureau of Land Management Handies Peak Wilderness Study Area, 13.4 miles (21.5 km) southwest by west (bearing 232°) of the Town of Lake City in Hinsdale County, Colorado, United States.

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