|Range/Region:||Sangre de Cristo Range|
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1916|
|First successful climber(s):||Albert Ellingwood, Eleanor Davis|
|Nearest major airport:||Alamosa|
|Convenient Center:||Alamosa, Colorado|
Thanks to Barry Wrenick for adding this peak.
Crestone Needle was the last of Colorado's fourteeners to be climbed. It is one of Colorado's most difficult climbs based on its easiest route (class 3), and has many technical climbs. One guidebook describes it as a "a classic Crestone knob climb"
Thanks to Barry Wrenick for this description.