When Colorado's Mount Evans was renamed Mount Blue Sky in September of 2023, many wondered if more peaks would be renamed. Some stood opposed to such practices, while others were quick to point out a few mountain peaks with odd names that might be considered next.

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Located around the outskirts of the state are a handful of peaks whose names could be considered silly or strange, and if you have never seen or heard of them, it's ok to chuckle and snicker.

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Naming Colorado's Mountains

Which Colorado mountains do you think are the most famous? Most of us would probably select some of the most prominent 14ers, although Grand Junction residents might consider the World's Largest Flattop Mountain worthy of such a title. If we are just talking about 14ers, it's hard to get more well-known than Mount Elbert, Maroon Peak, Pikes Peak, Longs Peak, Mount Blue Sky (Mount Evans), and Mount Sneffels.

Colorado's Christmas Mountain

Colorado's Christmas Mountain is known for most of the year as Tenderfoot Hill. The Chaffee County mountain stands at 7,572 feet and is home to Colorado's largest Christmas Tree since 1989. Each holiday season more than 4,500 LED bulbs bring holiday cheer to the residents below in the town of Salida.

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A handful of peaks in the Centennial State can't help but draw laughter from many who see their names for the first time. They often go unnoticed as some of them are so remote, they are hardly seen or heard of by the masses. Scroll through the gallery below to see some of the silliest peaks in and around Colorado.

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Today we're looking at the true titans of Colorado. Behold the fourteen largest 14ers in the Centennial State.

LOOK: Colorado's Amazing Mountain Passes Ranked By Elevation

Maintain a good grip on the steering wheel because we traveling to the top of the Rockies via Colorado's extreme mountain passes. Scroll on to learn more about mountain passes above 10,000 feet throughout the state.

Gallery Credit: Wes Adams

KEEP GOING: 10 Facts You May Not Have Known About the La Sal Mountains in Utah

Have you ever wondered what mountains become visible as you drive into Utah from Western Colorado? Utah's La Sal Mountains are a fun escape and a great place to camp high above the Colorado plateau. Keep going to learn ten cool facts about the La Sals.

Gallery Credit: Wesley Adams

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