Hahns Peak

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Hahns Peak
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The mountain in 2016
Highest point
Elevation 3,305 m (10,843 ft) [1]
Prominence 488 m (1,601 ft) [2]
Isolation 7.12 km (4.42 mi) [2]
Coordinates 40°50′35″N106°55′47″W / 40.84306°N 106.92972°W / 40.84306; -106.92972 Coordinates: 40°50′35″N106°55′47″W / 40.84306°N 106.92972°W / 40.84306; -106.92972
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Hahns Peak
Colorado, USA
Parent range Elkhead Mountains

Hahns Peak is a summit in Routt County, Colorado, in the United States. [3] With an elevation of 10,774 feet (3,284 m), Hahns Peak is the 1855th highest summit in the state of Colorado. [4]

Hahns Peak was named after Joseph Hahn, a gold miner who, with companions William Doyle and George Wray came to the area in the 1860s. [5] Hahns Peak Village is named after the peak. An old lookout tower remains on the peak's summit. After falling into disrepair, it was restored in the summer of 2016 and 2017. [6]

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Restored fire lookout tower HahnsPeakFireLookout.jpg
Restored fire lookout tower
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  2. 1 2 "Hahns Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved September 7, 2016.
  3. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hahns Peak
  4. "Hahns Peak". Peakery.com. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  5. Stevenson, Thelma V. Historic Hahns Peak. Fort Collins, CO: Robinson Press. p. 2.
  6. "Hahns Peak Lookout Rehabilitation". www.historicrouttcounty.org. Retrieved 2018-07-09.