Dyer Mountain

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Dyer Mountain
Dyer Mountain from Gemini Peak.jpg
Dyer Mountain, seen from Gemini Peak
Highest point
Elevation 13,862 ft (4,225 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 475 ft (145 m) [2]
Isolation 0.88 mi (1.42 km) [2]
Coordinates 39°14′23″N106°11′00″W / 39.2397122°N 106.1833546°W / 39.2397122; -106.1833546 Coordinates: 39°14′23″N106°11′00″W / 39.2397122°N 106.1833546°W / 39.2397122; -106.1833546 [3]
Geography
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Dyer Mountain
Location Lake and Park counties, Colorado, United States [3]
Parent range Mosquito Range [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Sherman, Colorado [3]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Dyer Mountain is a high mountain summit in the Mosquito Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,862-foot (4,225 m) thirteener is located 5.9 miles (9.5 km) east (bearing 95°) of the City of Leadville, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide separating Lake County from Park County. [1] [2] [3] The mountain was named in honor of frontier preacher John Lewis Dyer.

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Dyer Mountain includes an adjustment of +2.042 m (+6.70 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Dyer Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Dyer Mountain". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 5, 2014.