Cimmaron Range

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Cimarrons
Cimaron Mountain Range.jpg
Cimarron Mountains looking east from Eagle Hill
Highest point
Peak Courthouse Mountain
Elevation 12,152 ft (3,704 m)
Geography
Country United States
State Colorado
Parent range San Juan Mountains, Rocky Mountains

The Cimarron Range, locally Cimarrons, is a name given to a group of peaks in southwestern Colorado of the San Juan Mountains. The Cimarrons are within eastern Ouray County and are also oriented north-south.

Prominence[edit]

From afar the Cimarrons appear to be continuous with the Sneffels Range. The most prominent peak is Courthouse. From the Uncompahgre Valley the Cimarrons are easily observed.

The most prominent and well known peak of the Cimarrons is Courthouse Mountain reaching 12,152 ft.[1]

Selected panoramas[edit]

Panorama of the Cimmaron Mountains from Eagle Hill Ranch
Panorama of the Cimmarons during a morning storm
Panorama of the Cimmarons after the morning storm

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Courthouse Mountain". Retrieved April 22, 2011.