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Crater Peak
Crater Peak is located in Colorado
Crater Peak
Crater Peak
Location in Colorado
Highest point
Elevation 11,333 ft (3,454 m)
Prominence 2,307 ft (703 m)
Isolation 17.98 mi (28.94 km)
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Colorado range high points
Location Delta County, Colorado, U.S.
Parent range Highest summit of Grand Mesa
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Chalk Mountain, Colorado
Easiest route hike

Crater Peak is the highest summit of Grand Mesa in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 11,333-foot (3,454 m) peak is located on the drainage divide separating Grand Mesa National Forest and Gunnison National Forest, 12.3 miles (19.8 km) north-northwest (bearing 342°) of the Town of Paonia in Delta County, Colorado, United States.


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