Tijeras Peak Colorado

Tijeras Peak is a high mountain summit in the Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,610-foot thirteener is located 9.8 miles southeast by east of the Town of Crestone in Saguache County, Colorado, United States, in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness on the boundary between Great Sand Dunes National Preserve and Rio …
Tijeras Peak is a high mountain summit in the Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,610-foot thirteener is located 9.8 miles southeast by east of the Town of Crestone in Saguache County, Colorado, United States, in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness on the boundary between Great Sand Dunes National Preserve and Rio Grande National Forest. Tijeras Peak is the highest summit in Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Tijeras is Spanish for scissors, and refers to the double-pronged rocky tip of the mountain.
  • Elevation: 13,610 ft (4,148 m)
  • Location: Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, Saguache County, Colorado, United States
  • Prominence: 744 ft (227 m)
  • Isolation: 1.70 mi (2.74 km)
  • Parent range: Sangre de Cristo Range
  • Topo map: USGS 7.5' topographic map · Crestone Peak, Colorado
Data from: en.wikipedia.org