Mount Democrat

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Mount Democrat
Mt Democrat.jpg
Mount Democrat as seen from Mount Bross
Highest point
Elevation14,155 ft (4,314 m) [1][2]
Prominence768 ft (234 m) [3]
Isolation1.27 mi (2.04 km) [3]
Parent peakMount Cameron
ListingColorado Fourteener 28th
Coordinates39°20′23″N 106°08′24″W / 39.3396098°N 106.1400401°W / 39.3396098; -106.1400401Coordinates: 39°20′23″N 106°08′24″W / 39.3396098°N 106.1400401°W / 39.3396098; -106.1400401[1]
Mount Democrat is located in Colorado
Mount Democrat
Mount Democrat
LocationLake and Park counties, Colorado, U.S.[4]
Parent rangeMosquito Range[3]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Climax, Colorado[1]
Easiest routeHike

Mount Democrat is a high mountain summit in the Mosquito Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 14,155-foot (4,314 m) fourteener is located 5.4 miles (8.7 km) northwest (bearing 313°) of the Town of Alma, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide separating San Isabel National Forest and Lake County from Pike National Forest and Park County.[1][2][3][4]


Mount Democrat is often climbed together with Mount Lincoln and nearby Mount Bross.[5] For more information on this group of peaks, including access issues, see Mount Lincoln.

Historical names[edit]

  • Republic Mountain
  • Mount Buckskin
  • Mount Democrat [4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "MT DEMOCRAT ET". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Democrat includes an adjustment of +2.086 m (+6.84 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d "Mount Democrat, Colorado". Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  4. ^ a b c "Mount Democrat". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  5. ^ Louis W. Dawson II (1994). Dawson's Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners, Volume 1. Blue Clover Press. ISBN 0-9628867-1-8.

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