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Kit Carson Mountain  Colorado   #12501
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / US Rockies / Colorado Rockies

Height: 4317 m <- 14165 feet
Prominence?: 312 m  
Line Parent?: Crestone Peak (2.1 km away, at bearing 133 degrees)
Greater Parent: Crestone Peak (2.0 km away)

Location:   37.97964,-105.60258     37:58:47, -105:36:09   13S 447080 4203727 (65 km NE of Monte Vista).   AreaCode: DK75/JG70
This peak is #24 on the Height List for Colorado .Kit Carson Mountain is a spectacular, jagged, rock ridge in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of southern Colorado. Most of the mountain was privately owned and part of the Baca Ranch, but was purchased along with the rest of the Baca Ranch to expand the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in 2004.

Name Notes: Named after the frontiersman Kit Carson.

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8 Kit Carson Mountain Kevin Altheim