Horseshoe Mountain (Colorado)

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Horseshoe Mountain
Horseshoe Mountain is located in Colorado
Horseshoe Mountain
Horseshoe Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 13,905 ft (4,238 m) [2][3]
Prominence 758 ft (231 m) [3]
Isolation 2.83 mi (4.55 km) [3]
Coordinates 39°11′09″N 106°11′07″W / 39.1858243°N 106.1852987°W / 39.1858243; -106.1852987Coordinates: 39°11′09″N 106°11′07″W / 39.1858243°N 106.1852987°W / 39.1858243; -106.1852987[1]
Location Lake and Park counties, Colorado, United States[1]
Parent range Mosquito Range[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Sherman, Colorado[1]
Easiest route hike

Horseshoe Mountain is a high mountain summit in the Mosquito Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,905-foot (4,238 m) thirteener is located 7.1 miles (11.5 km) southeast by east (bearing 126°) of the City of Leadville, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide separating San Isabel National Forest and Lake County from Pike National Forest and Park County.[2][3][1]


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  1. ^ a b c d "Horseshoe Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Horseshoe Mountain includes an adjustment of +2.031 m (+6.66 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Horseshoe Mountain, Colorado". Retrieved November 10, 2014. 

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