Tijeras Peak

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Tijeras Peak
Elevation 13,606 ft (4,147 m)
Location
Location Colorado, United States
Range Sangre de Cristo Range, Rocky Mountains
Coordinates 37°55′28″N 105°32′23″W / 37.92444°N 105.53972°W / 37.92444; -105.53972
Topo map USGS Crestone Peak

Tijeras Peak is the highest summit in Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve[1] in Colorado. Located in the heart of the Sangre de Cristo Range, it is part of a group of six thirteeners at the north end of the park that includes Milwaukee Peak and Mount Herard. The west slope of the mountain is within Rio Grande National Forest.

Tijeras is Spanish for scissors, and refers to the double-pronged rocky tip of the mountain.

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