Jupiter Mountain

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Jupiter Mountain
Jupiter Mountain is located in Colorado
Jupiter Mountain
Jupiter Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 13,836 ft (4,217 m) [3][2]
Prominence 350 ft (107 m) [2]
Isolation 0.60 mi (0.97 km) [2]
Parent peak Windom Peak[2]
Coordinates 37°36′45″N 107°35′31″W / 37.6124995°N 107.5920043°W / 37.6124995; -107.5920043Coordinates: 37°36′45″N 107°35′31″W / 37.6124995°N 107.5920043°W / 37.6124995; -107.5920043[1]
Location La Plata County, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent range San Juan Mountains,
Needle Mountains[2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Columbine Pass, Colorado[1]

Jupiter Mountain is a high mountain summit in the Needle Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,836-foot (4,217 m) thirteener is located in the Weminuche Wilderness of San Juan National Forest, 27.7 miles (44.6 km) northeast by north (bearing 33°) of the City of Durango in La Plata County, Colorado, United States.[3][2][1]


Historical names[edit]

  • Jupiter Mountain – 1972 [1]
  • Jupiter Peak

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Jupiter Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Jupiter Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b The elevation of Jupiter Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.777 m (+5.83 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.

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