Grays Peak

Elevation: 10,563 ft
Prominence: 1,223

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Climbing and access information for this peak is on Page 252 of the book. Livingston Douglas added additional photos. Updated November 2022

Grays Peak is accessible earlier than most Pioneer Mountain peaks. It is often climbed from the Federal Gulch Campground via its West Ridge as described in the book. USGS Grays Peak

Grays Peak summit ridge. Margo Mandella Photo

The summit ridge of Grays Peak. Margo Mandella Photo

Margo Mandella's GPS track.

Margo Mandella’s GPS track.

Grays Peak from Swede Peak.

Grays Peak as viewed from Swede Peak.

Photos of the West Ridge Route

Hiking up the west ridge route.

Hiking up the West Ridge.

The west ridge is all Class 2 terrain and a bit steep at times.

The West Ridge is all Class 2 terrain and is a bit steep at times.

Grays Peak, a bit higher up the ridge.

Grays Peak, a bit higher up the West Ridge.

Livingston Douglas Photos

Grays Peak (dead center) as viewed from Paymaster Peak (10,292 feet) to its northeast. Livingston Douglas Photo

Looking up the southwest spur of Grays Peak from the Federal Gulch Trail at the departure point on the saddle. The summit is to the right and is not in view. Livingston Douglas Photo

Grays Peak (summit is right of center) as viewed from the Federal Gulch Trail at the base of the southwest spur. Livingston Douglas Photo

The summit cairn atop Grays Peak. Livingston Douglas Photo

Additional Resources

Mountain Range: Pioneer Mountains

Year Climbed: 1987

Longitude: -114.095489   Latitude: 43.668513


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