Gate Rock, Colorado

Prominence: 80 ft, 24 m

Elevation: 6720+ feet, 2048+ meters

Approx. Isolation: 2.75 mi, 4.43 km
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 6720 - 6760 ft
    (40-foot closed contour)
NAVD88 Elevation: 6724 ft / 2049 m
    (Range 6724 - 6764 ft)
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 52' 48'' N; 104° 52' 51'' W
38.880053, -104.880965 (Dec Deg)
510325E 4303473N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionEl Paso
City/TownColorado Springs

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     1980-08-13 by Joe Stawasz (Unsuccessful)

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The largest formation in the row is USGS named "Gate Rock" but not a mountain - an eroded formation of interest. Several higher "true" mountain peaks to the north, northwest and west in the elevation range of 8,600 to 9,200 feet including Rocky Mountain and Mt. Manitou to the west. These unusual sandstone formations, however, stand up nearly vertical from the eroded plain which they were formed from at the foot of the mountains north and west of Garden of the Gods.

Essentially the Col would be the dip in the plain before ascending to the north and west at around 6,640. Enterred to show the tallest formations in this popular park of unusually sandstone and limestone eroded features. The row of formations has eroded knobs varying from 6,610 feet to 6,680 feet +/-
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 80 ft/24 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 120 ft/36 m
  Key Col: 6640 ft/2024 m
Isolation2.75 mi/4.43 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Iron Mountain  (SW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Front Range
Range5: Rampart Range
Drainage BasinsArkansas
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapCascade O38104h8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by William Musser.

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