Gilpin Peak and Wright Lake
|Elevation||13,700 ft (4,176 m) |
|Prominence||720 ft (219 m) |
|Isolation||1.20 mi (1.93 km) |
|Parent peak||Mount Sneffels|
|Location||Ouray and San Miguel counties, Colorado, United States|
|Parent range||San Juan Mountains,
|Topo map||USGS 7.5' topographic map
Grays Peak, Colorado
Gilpin Peak is a high mountain summit in the Sneffels Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,700-foot (4,176 m) thirteener is located in the Mount Sneffels Wilderness of Uncompahgre National Forest, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north-northeast (bearing 23°) of the Town of Telluride, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide between Ouray County and San Miguel County. Gilpin Peak was named in honor of William Gilpin, the first Governor of the Territory of Colorado.
- List of Colorado mountain ranges
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- List of Colorado county high points
- "Gilpin Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
- The elevation of Gilpin Peak includes an adjustment of +1.859 m (+6.10 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
- "Gilpin Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 138.
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