Black Mountain (Moffat County, Colorado)

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This article is about the Black Mountain in the Elkhead Mountains of Colorado. For other uses, see Black Mountain (disambiguation).
Black Mountain
Black Mountain is located in Colorado
Black Mountain
Black Mountain
Elevation 10,865 ft (3,312 m)[2][1]
Prominence 2,440. ft (744 m)[1]
Isolation 16.40 mi (26.39 km)[1]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Colorado county high points
Location High point of Moffat County, Colorado, United States[1]
Range Elkhead Mountains[1]
Coordinates 40°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]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Freeman Reservoir, Colorado[3]
Easiest route hike

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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