Methodist Mountain

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Methodist Mountain
Methodist Mountain is located in Colorado
Methodist Mountain
Methodist Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 11,713 ft (3,570 m) [2][3]
Prominence 807 ft (246 m) [3]
Isolation 2.83 mi (4.55 km) [3]
Coordinates 38°27′10″N 106°01′03″W / 38.4527756°N 106.0175142°W / 38.4527756; -106.0175142Coordinates: 38°27′10″N 106°01′03″W / 38.4527756°N 106.0175142°W / 38.4527756; -106.0175142
Location Chaffee and Saguache counties, Colorado, United States[1]
Parent range Sangre de Cristo Range[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Poncha Pass, Colorado[1]
Easiest route hike

Methodist Mountain is a mountain summit in the northern Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,713-foot (3,570 m) peak is located 5.5 miles (8.8 km) south by west (bearing 191°) of the City of Salida, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide separating San Isabel National Forest and Chaffee County from Rio Grande National Forest and Saguache County.[2][3][1] Methodist Mountain is the northernmost peak of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, which stretch south through southern Colorado to Santa Fe, New Mexico.


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  1. ^ a b c d "Methodist Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Methodist Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.683 m (+5.52 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Methodist Mountain, Colorado". Retrieved November 5, 2014. 

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