Black Mountain (Moffat County, Colorado)

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Black Mountain
Black Mountain is located in Colorado
Black Mountain
Black Mountain
Highest point
Elevation10,865 ft (3,312 m) [2][1]
Prominence2,440 ft (744 m) [1]
Isolation16.40 mi (26.39 km) [1]
ListingColorado county high points 42nd
Coordinates40°47′29″N 107°23′15″W / 40.7913581°N 107.3875618°W / 40.7913581; -107.3875618Coordinates: 40°47′29″N 107°23′15″W / 40.7913581°N 107.3875618°W / 40.7913581; -107.3875618[3]
LocationHigh point of Moffat County, Colorado, United States[1]
Parent rangeElkhead Mountains[1]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Freeman Reservoir, Colorado[3]
Easiest routehike

Black Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the Elkhead Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 10,865-foot (3,312 m) peak is located in Routt National Forest, 20.9 miles (33.6 km) north-northeast (bearing 25°) of the City of Craig in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. Black Mountain is the highest point in Moffat County.[2][1][3]


Historical names[edit]

  • Black Mountain [3]
  • Welba Peak

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Black Mountain, Colorado". Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Black Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.559 m (+5.11 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d "Black Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 19, 2014.

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