Trinchera Peak

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Trinchera Peak
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Trinchera Peak taken from along U.S. Route 160, just northeast of Fort Garland.
Highest point
Elevation 13,510 ft (4,120 m) [1]
Coordinates 37°17′22″N105°09′54″W / 37.2894584°N 105.1650086°W / 37.2894584; -105.1650086 Coordinates: 37°17′22″N105°09′54″W / 37.2894584°N 105.1650086°W / 37.2894584; -105.1650086 [1]
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Trinchera Peak
Location of Trinchera Peak within Colorado
Location Costilla County and Huerfano County, Colorado, U.S.
Parent range Culebra Range [2]
Topo map USGS Trinchera Peak

Trinchera Peak is a mountain in Costilla County and Huerfano County in the U.S. state of Colorado. It is located in the Culebra Range. [2]

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  1. 1 2 "Trinchera Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved 2019-03-07.
  2. 1 2 Mayfield, Marty (2016-02-23). "Trinchera Peak, 13'er in the rough". KRTN Radio. Retrieved 2019-03-09.