Badger Mountain (Colorado)

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Badger Mountain
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The mountain viewed from the Wilkerson Pass visitor center
Highest point
Elevation 11,295 ft (3,443 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 1,561 ft (476 m) [3]
Isolation 6.32 mi (10.17 km) [3]
Coordinates 39°02′57″N105°30′46″W / 39.0491525°N 105.5127119°W / 39.0491525; -105.5127119 Coordinates: 39°02′57″N105°30′46″W / 39.0491525°N 105.5127119°W / 39.0491525; -105.5127119 [1]
Geography
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Badger Mountain
Location Park County, Colorado, U.S. [4]
Parent range Front Range, South Park Hills [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Glentivar, Colorado [1]

Badger Mountain is a mountain summit in the South Park Hills of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,295-foot (3,443 m) peak is located in Pike National Forest, 9.6 miles (15.5 km) northwest by west (bearing 300°) of the community of Lake George in Park County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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Badger mountain is the most prominent mountain of the Puma Hills area, overlooking nearby Wilkerson Pass. It borders the edge of the Lost Creek Wilderness. Badger Mountain road allows motor vehicles access to the summit.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "WILKERSON". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Badger Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.462 m (+4.80 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Badger Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Badger Mountain". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 29, 2014.