Rio Grande Pyramid

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Rio Grande Pyramid
Rio Grande Pyramid is located in Colorado
Rio Grande Pyramid
Rio Grande Pyramid
Highest point
Elevation13,827 ft (4,214 m) [2][3]
Prominence1,881 ft (573 m) [4]
Isolation10.76 mi (17.32 km) [4]
Coordinates37°40′47″N 107°23′33″W / 37.6797018°N 107.3924291°W / 37.6797018; -107.3924291Coordinates: 37°40′47″N 107°23′33″W / 37.6797018°N 107.3924291°W / 37.6797018; -107.3924291[2]
LocationHinsdale County, Colorado, U.S.[1]
Parent rangeSan Juan Mountains[4]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Rio Grande Pyramid, Colorado[2]
First ascent1874 by the Wheeler Survey
Easiest routeHike (class 2[5])

Rio Grande Pyramid, elevation 13,827 feet, is a summit in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. The peak is in the Weminuche Wilderness of the San Juan National Forest northeast of Durango.

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  1. ^ "Rio Grande Pyramid". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 13, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "PYRAMID". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  3. ^ The elevation of Rio Grande Pyramid includes an adjustment of +1.801 m (+5.91 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. ^ a b c "Rio Grande Pyramid, Colorado". Retrieved October 22, 2014.
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