|Elevation||10,253 ft (3,125 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||1,893 ft (577 m)|
|Listing||Colorado prominent summits|
|Location||Routt County, Colorado, U.S.|
|Parent range||Elkhead Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Tumble Mountain|
Columbus Mountain, elevation 10,253 ft (3,125 m), is a summit in the Elkhead Mountains of northern Colorado, United States. The mountain is northwest of Steamboat Springs in the Routt National Forest.
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