Black Mountain (Park County, Colorado)

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Black Mountain
Black Mountain is located in Colorado
Black Mountain
Black Mountain
Highest point
Elevation11,649 ft (3,551 m) [2][3]
Prominence2,234 ft (681 m) [4]
Isolation8.03 mi (12.92 km) [4]
ListingColorado prominent summits
Coordinates38°43′07″N 105°41′15″W / 38.7185061°N 105.6873724°W / 38.7185061; -105.6873724Coordinates: 38°43′07″N 105°41′15″W / 38.7185061°N 105.6873724°W / 38.7185061; -105.6873724[2]
LocationPark County, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent rangeFront Range, South Park Hills[4]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Black Mountain, Colorado[2]

Black Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the South Park Hills of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,649-foot (3,551 m) peak is located in Pike National Forest, 21.7 miles (34.9 km) south by east (bearing 164°) of the community of Hartsel in Park County, Colorado, United States.[2][3][4][1]


Historical names[edit]

  • Basaltic Mountain
  • Black Mountain [1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Black Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "BLACK MTN 2". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  3. ^ a b The elevation of Black Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.631 m (+5.35 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. ^ a b c d "Black Mountain, Colorado". Retrieved October 19, 2014.

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