Mount Herard

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Mount Herard
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Mount Herard seen from Great Sand Dunes National Park
Elevation 13,353 ft (4,070 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 2,000 ft (610 m)[2]
Mount Herard is located in Colorado
Mount Herard
Mount Herard
Location Saguache County, Colorado, U.S.
Range Sangre de Cristo Range
Coordinates 37°50′57″N 105°29′40″W / 37.84917°N 105.49444°W / 37.84917; -105.49444Coordinates: 37°50′57″N 105°29′40″W / 37.84917°N 105.49444°W / 37.84917; -105.49444[1]
Topo map USGS Medano Pass

Mount Herard, elevation 13,353 ft (4,070 m), is a summit in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness of the Sangre de Cristo Range in southern Colorado. Originally called Medano Peak, the mountain with seven separate summits was renamed Mount Seven at the request of the Colorado Mountain Club in 1970.[1] In 1984 the mountain's name was changed to honor Ulysses Herard who homesteaded on its slopes in 1876.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Mount Herard". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  2. ^ "Mount Herard, Colorado". Retrieved 2013-05-23. 

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