Star Dune, Colorado

Prominence: 750 ft, 229 m

Elevation: 8598 feet, 2621 meters

True Isolation: 1.25 mi, 2.01 km
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 45' 0'' N, 105° 33' 28'' W
37.750088, -105.557671 (Dec Deg)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionAlamosa

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 47
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 41)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2012-12-08 by Susan Paul (GPS Track)
     2013-08-25 by Shane Kramer (GPS Track)
     2016-08-26 by Stav Basis
     2017-07-05 by Zack Lewis (GPS Track)
     2017-12-03 by Scott Nolan
     2017-12-12 by Jon Pilarski (GPS Track)
     2018-09-07 by William Chen (GPS Track)
     2019-05-11 by Wesley Barry (GPS Track)
     2019-06-12 by Kip Baumann
     2020-09-01 by Earl Beam
     2022-09-20 by Justus Cöster (GPS Track)

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Sunrise on top of Star Dune, North America's tallest dune. A majority of the Great Sand Dunes are visible when looking to the east, with Great Dune in the centre and the Sangre de Cristo Range in the back. With a backcountry permit, visitors are legally allowed to camp here (2022-09-20). Photo by Justus Cöster.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 750 ft/229 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 750 ft/229 m
  Key Col: 7848 ft/2392 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.25 mi/2.01 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.7517, -105.535
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Great Dune  (E)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range
Range5: Northern Sangre de Cristo Range
Range6: Great Sand Dunes Area
Drainage BasinsRio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Sand Dunes National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Great Sand Dunes Wilderness Area
Topo MapLiberty O37105g5 1:24,000
Data SourcePartially verified user peak addition
This peak was submitted to the database by Shane Kramer.
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