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Dutch Peak (Huntsman Ridge Peak)  Colorado   #33491
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / US Rockies / Colorado Rockies

Height: 3612 m <- 11852 feet
Prominence?: 942 m  
Line Parent?: Chair Mountain (16.6 km away, at bearing 154 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Elbert (80.0 km away)

Location:   39.19192,-107.36683     39:11:31, -107:22:01   13S 295595 4340743 (40 km S of Glenwood Springs).   AreaCode: DK97/BD96
This peak is #18 in Prominence List for Colorado .The highest point on Huntsman Ridge, higher than the official Huntsman Mountain. Huntsman Ridge is a very long ridge that goes both north and south of the peak. Immediately to the south is an officially named peak called Huntsman Mountain, but at 11786 feet, it is lower.

Name Notes: This peak is unnamed on the USGS maps. It is the highpoint of Huntsman Ridge, but that name cannot be used because there is a lower "Huntsman Mountain" just to the south. So we look to the creek names to provide a geographic name. It is drained by Henderson, Coal, and Deadhorse Creeks on the west and Dutch Creek on the east. There is a mine on the eastern slopes called Dutch Creek Mine.

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2012.05.14 Prominence Proof Robin Tivy

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