A view of Mount Mestas from Old La Veta Pass.
|Elevation||11,574 ft (3,528 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||2,209 ft (673 m)|
|Location||Huerfano County, Colorado, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS La Veta Pass|
Mount Mestas, elevation 11,574 ft (3,528 m), is a summit in the Sangre de Cristo Range of southern Colorado. The mountain located west of Walsenburg in Huerfano County was known as La Veta Peak until 1949 when it was renamed in honor of PFC Felix B. Mestas, Jr. who was killed in action during the Second World War.
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