Kit Carson Mountain and Challenger Point Colorado

Challenger Point is a high mountain summit of the Crestones in the Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 14,087-foot fourteener is located 5.0 miles east by south of the Town of Crestone in Saguache County, Colorado, United States. The summit is on the northwest shoulder of Kit Carson Mountain, and is a subpeak of the l…
Challenger Point is a high mountain summit of the Crestones in the Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 14,087-foot fourteener is located 5.0 miles east by south of the Town of Crestone in Saguache County, Colorado, United States. The summit is on the northwest shoulder of Kit Carson Mountain, and is a subpeak of the latter. It was renamed in memory of the seven astronauts who died when the Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated shortly after liftoff on January 28, 1986.
  • Elevation: 14,087 ft (4,294 m)
  • Location: Saguache County, Colorado · United States
  • Prominence: 301 ft (92 m)
  • Parent peak: Kit Carson Mountain
  • Isolation: 0.22 mi (0.35 km)
  • Listing: Colorado Fourteener 34th
  • Parent range: Sangre de Cristo Range, Crestones
Data from: en.wikipedia.org