Great Dune, Colorado

Prominence: 290 ft, 89 m

Elevation: 8690 feet, 2649 meters

Approx. Isolation: 4.7 mi, 7.56 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 8694 ft / 2650 m
Alternate Name(s)High Dune
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 44' 54'' N; 105° 31' 59'' W
37.748454, -105.532966 (Dec Deg)
453047E 4178040N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionAlamosa

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-06-09 by Richard Oestreicher
     2011-09-13 by Dave Dunham
     2013-05-26 by Dennis Stewart
     2013-08-25 by Christan Kramer (GPS Track)
     2014-08-09 by William Musser

View ascents of peak by registered members (25 total)

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High Dune, the most commonly hiked dune in Great Sand Dunes National Park
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 290 ft/89 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 330 ft/101 m
  Key Col: 8400 ft/2560 m
Isolation4.7 mi/7.56 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Carbonate Mountain  (SE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range
Range5: Northern Sangre de Cristo Range
Range6: Great Sand Dunes Area
Drainage BasinsRio Grande
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Great Sand Dunes National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Great Sand Dunes Wilderness Area
Topo MapZapata Ranch O37105f5 1:24,000
Route #1 Scramble
Trailhead: Great Sand Dune Visitor Center 8060 ft/2457 m
Vertical Gain: 630 ft/192 m
Distance (one way): 0.9 mi/1.45 km

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