Colorado prominence peakComing in at #61 on the top 100 Colorado prominence peak list, Tanks Peak is not one of those giant 14'ers that Colorado is so famous for. It stands at 8717' tall with 2267 feet of prominence.
Some of those who have made the effort to get to this out of the way peak are:
This information is found HERE.
Since this is not a mountain page, but rather a collection of pics that I took on my visit, I will not be giving route or access directions. Suffice it to say, it is very close to Dinosaur National monument and that alone made this one worth a visit by myself and my wife. I can tell you that there were miles of dirt roads and several of very rough jeep 4WD road on the way I went. There may be a better way than the way I went so if you are interested in this one, study the maps. I came in from the south.