Lead Mountain (Grand County, Colorado)

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Lead Mountain viewed from the Tundra Communities Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park

Lead Mountain is a summit in Grand County, Colorado, in the United States. [1] It is in the Rocky Mountain National Park. [2] With an elevation of 12,474 feet (3,802 m), Lead Mountain is the 931st highest summit in the state of Colorado. [3]

Lead Mountain was named in 1879 on account of its lead deposits. [4]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lead Mountain (Grand County, Colorado)
  2. Federal Writers' Project (1948). Colorado, a Guide to the Highest State. WPA. p. 441. ISBN   978-0-403-02158-1.
  3. "Lead Mountain". Peakery.com. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  4. Dziezynski, James (1 August 2012). Best Summit Hikes in Colorado: An Opinionated Guide to 50+ Ascents of Classic and Little-Known Peaks from 8,144 to 14,433 Feet. Wilderness Press. p. 82. ISBN   978-0-89997-713-3.

Coordinates: 40°26′55″N105°53′49″W / 40.44861°N 105.89694°W / 40.44861; -105.89694