Castle Peak (Sawatch Range)

Last updated
Castle Peak
USA Colorado relief location map.svg
Red triangle with thick white border.svg
Castle Peak
Highest point
Elevation 11,305 ft (3,446 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 3,040 ft (927 m) [2]
Isolation 16.70 mi (26.88 km) [2]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Coordinates 39°46′23″N106°50′04″W / 39.7730422°N 106.8344844°W / 39.7730422; -106.8344844 Coordinates: 39°46′23″N106°50′04″W / 39.7730422°N 106.8344844°W / 39.7730422; -106.8344844 [3]
Geography
Location Eagle County, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range Sawatch Range [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Castle Peak, Colorado [3]

Castle Peak is a prominent mountain summit in the northern Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,305-foot (3,446 m) peak is located 9.6 miles (15.5 km) north (bearing 355°) of the Town of Eagle in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3]

Contents

Mountain

See also

Related Research Articles

Argentine Peak

Argentine Peak is a high mountain summit in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,743-foot (4,189 m) thirteener is located in Arapaho National Forest, 8.5 miles (13.6 km) southwest by south of Georgetown, Colorado, United States. The summit lies on the Continental Divide between Clear Creek and Summit counties.

Clark Peak (Medicine Bow Mountains)

Clark Peak is the highest summit of the Medicine Bow Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 12,960-foot (3,950 m) peak is located in the Rawah Wilderness of Routt National Forest, 6.3 miles (10.1 km) north-northwest of Cameron Pass, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide between Jackson and Larimer counties. Clark Peak is the highest point of Jackson County and the entire drainage basin of the North Platte River.

Braddock Peak

Braddock Peak is a mountain summit in the Never Summer Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,972-foot (3,649 m) peak is located in State Forest State Park, 3.0 miles (4.8 km) south-southwest of Cameron Pass in Jackson County, Colorado, United States.

Lone Eagle Peak

Lone Eagle Peak is a mountain summit in the Indian Peaks of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,946-foot (3,641 m) peak is located in the Indian Peaks Wilderness of Arapaho National Forest, 12.4 miles (19.9 km) northeast by north of the Town of Fraser in Grand County, Colorado, United States. Lone Eagle Peak was named in honor of Charles Lindbergh.

Meridian Peak

Meridian Peak is a mountain summit in the Gore Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,432-foot (3,789 m) peak is located in the Eagles Nest Wilderness, 9.0 miles (14.5 km) north by west of the Town of Vail, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide separating White River National Forest and Eagle County from Arapaho National Forest and Summit County.

Badger Mountain (Colorado)

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 of the community of Lake George in Park County, Colorado, United States.

Crater Peak (Colorado)

Crater Peak is the highest summit of Grand Mesa in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 11,333-foot (3,454 m) peak is located on the drainage divide separating Grand Mesa National Forest and Gunnison National Forest, 12.3 miles (19.8 km) north-northwest of the Town of Paonia in Delta County, Colorado, United States.

Bear Peak (Boulder County, Colorado)

Bear Peak is a mountain summit in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 8,459-foot (2,578 m) peak is located in Boulder Mountain Park, 5.2 miles (8.3 km) south-southwest of downtown Boulder in Boulder County, Colorado, United States.

Mount Powell (Colorado)

Mount Powell is the highest summit of the Gore Range in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 13,586-foot (4,141 m) thirteener is located in the Eagles Nest Wilderness, 8.5 miles (13.7 km) north by east of the Town of Vail, Colorado, United States, along the drainage divide separating White River National Forest and Eagle County from Arapaho National Forest and Summit County. Mount Powell was named in honor of John Wesley Powell who climbed to the summit in 1868.

North Mamm Peak

North Mamm Peak is a prominent mountain summit on Grand Mesa in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,129-foot (3,392 m) peak is located in White River National Forest, 11.6 miles (18.6 km) south-southwest of the Town of Rifle in Garfield County, Colorado, United States.

Chair Mountain

Chair Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the Elk Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,727-foot (3,879 m) peak is located in the Raggeds Wilderness of Gunnison National Forest, 5.0 miles (8.1 km) west by south of the Town of Marble in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States.

Blair Mountain (Colorado)

Blair Mountain is the highest summit of the White River Plateau in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 11,465-foot (3,495 m) peak is located in White River National Forest, 17.5 miles (28.2 km) north by west of the City of Glenwood Springs in Garfield County, Colorado, United States.

Arrow Peak

Arrow Peak is a high mountain summit in the Grenadier Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,809-foot (4,209 m) thirteener is located in the Weminuche Wilderness of San Juan National Forest, 8.7 miles (14.0 km) south-southeast of the Town of Silverton in San Juan County, Colorado, United States.

California Peak

California Peak is a high mountain summit in the Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,855-foot (4,223 m) thirteener is located on the Sierra Blanca Massif, 12.1 miles (19.5 km) north of the Town of Blanca, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide separating in Rio Grande National Forest and Alamosa County from San Isabel National Forest and Huerfano County.

Clinton Peak

Clinton Peak is a high mountain summit in the Mosquito Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,864-foot (4,226 m) thirteener is located 2.1 miles (3.3 km) east of Fremont Pass, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide separating San Isabel National Forest and Lake County from Pike National Forest and Park County.

Black Mountain (Park County, Colorado)

Black Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the South Park Hills of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,649-foot (3,551 m) peak is located in Pike National Forest, 21.7 miles (34.9 km) south by east of the community of Hartsel in Park County, Colorado, United States.

Green Mountain (Kenosha Mountains)

Green Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the Kenosha Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 10,427-foot (3,178 m) peak is located in Pike National Forest, 5.2 miles (8.4 km) northwest of the community of Deckers, Colorado, United States, in Jefferson County.

Horsefly Peak

Horsefly Peak is the highest summit of the Uncompahgre Plateau in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 10,353-foot (3,156 m) peak is located 10.0 miles (16.1 km) west by north of the Town of Ridgway in Ouray County, Colorado, United States.

Red Table Mountain

Red Table Mountain, elevation 12,043 ft (3,671 m), is a summit in the Sawatch Range of central Colorado. The peak is south of Eagle in the White River National Forest.

Williams Peak (Colorado)

Williams Peak, elevation 11,620 ft (3,542 m), is a summit in the Front Range of Colorado. The peak is 19 mi (31 km) southeast of Kremmling in the Arapaho National Forest.

References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Castle Peak includes an adjustment of +1.575 m (+5.17 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Castle Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Castle Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 19, 2014.