Kit Carson Mountain, Colorado

Prominence: 1005 ft, 306 m

Elevation: 14,165 feet, 4317 meters

True Isolation: 1.27 mi, 2.05 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,171 ft / 4319 m
SubpeaksChallenger Point (14,081 ft/4292 m)
Columbia Point (13,960 ft/4255 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 58' 47'' N, 105° 36' 10'' W
37.979742, -105.602639 (Dec Deg)
447075 E 4203739 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSaguache

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Lists that contain Kit Carson Mountain:
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #70)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #23)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #23)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #23)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #49)
     Colorado Mountain Club Fourteeners (Rank #23)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #23)
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #27)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #49)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Colorado's Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs (Roach)
       A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners (Borneman, Lampert)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1996-06-03 by Larry Versaw
     2001-07-03 by Petter Bjørstad
     2002-06-15 by Joe Lavelle
     2006-06-10 by Brian Kalet
     2007-07-29 by Patrick Lilly
     2009-06 by J Thornton (Unsuccessful)
     2010-06-26 by David Foster
     2010-07-24 by Donnie Puckle
     2010-08-13 by Sallie Varner
     2014-07-05 by Kay Komuro (GPS Track)
     2014-08-09 by Hannah Wilner
     2014-08-10 by glen mizenko
     2014-08-31 by Steve Bobinchak
     2014-09-14 by Mark Van Lenten
     2017-07-01 by Andrew Hove
     2017-08-11 by MB Hansen (Unsuccessful)
     2017-08-19 by William Musser

View ascents of peak by registered members (127 total)

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Kit Carson as viewed from slopes of Challenger (2017-09-16). Photo by Eli Boardman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1005 ft/306 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1045 ft/318 m
  Line Parent: Crestone Peak-Northeast Peak
  Key Col: 13,160 ft/4011 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.27 mi/2.05 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.9683, -105.5842
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Crestone Peak-Northeast Peak  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range
Range5: Northern Sangre de Cristo Range
Range6: Crestone Group
Drainage BasinsRio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Nature Conservancy
Topo MapCrestone Peak O37105h5 1:24,000
First AscentJuly, 1916
Albert Ellingwood (United States)
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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