Specimen Mountain

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Specimen Mountain
Specimen Mountain, RMNP.jpg
Specimen Mountain viewed from the Alpine Visitor Center
Highest point
Elevation12,494 ft (3,808 m) [1][2]
Prominence1,731 ft (528 m) [2]
Isolation4.70 mi (7.56 km) [2]
ListingColorado prominent summits
Coordinates40°26′41″N 105°48′31″W / 40.4447059°N 105.8086211°W / 40.4447059; -105.8086211Coordinates: 40°26′41″N 105°48′31″W / 40.4447059°N 105.8086211°W / 40.4447059; -105.8086211[3]
Specimen Mountain is located in Colorado
Specimen Mountain
Specimen Mountain
LocationRocky Mountain National Park, Continental Divide between
Grand and Larimer counties, Colorado, United States[3]
Parent rangeFront Range[2]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Fall River Pass, Colorado[3]

Specimen Mountain, elevation 12,494 ft (3,808 m), is a summit in the Front Range of northern Colorado. The mountain is north of Milner Pass in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Historical names[edit]

  • Geode Mountain
  • Mountain Smokes
  • Specimen Mountain – 1932 [3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The elevation of Specimen Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.614 m (+5.30 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. ^ a b c d "Specimen Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 22, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d "Specimen Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 22, 2014.

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