French Mountain

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French Mountain
French Mountain is located in Colorado
French Mountain
French Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 13,966 ft (4,257 m) [3][2]
Prominence 1,100 ft (335 m) [2]
Isolation 2.11 mi (3.40 km) [2]
Parent peak Mount Elbert[2]
Coordinates 39°07′43″N 106°28′57″W / 39.1286017°N 106.4825282°W / 39.1286017; -106.4825282Coordinates: 39°07′43″N 106°28′57″W / 39.1286017°N 106.4825282°W / 39.1286017; -106.4825282[1]
Location Lake County, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent range Sawatch Range, Elbert Massif[2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Massive, Colorado[1]

French Mountain is a high mountain summit in the Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,966-foot (4,257 m) thirteener is located on the Elbert Massif in San Isabel National Forest, 13.0 miles (20.9 km) southwest by west (bearing 231°) of the City of Leadville in Lake County, Colorado, United States.[3][2][1]


Historical names[edit]

  • French Mountain [1]
  • French Peak

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "French Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "French Mountain, Colorado". Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b The elevation of French Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.905 m (+6.25 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.

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