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Cronin Peak
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Cronin Peak viewed from the southwest
Highest point
Elevation 13,877 ft (4,230 m)
Prominence 1,050 ft (320 m)
Isolation 2.39 mi (3.85 km)
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Location Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S.
Parent range Sawatch Range
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Saint Elmo, Colorado

Cronin Peak is a high mountain summit in the southern Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,877-foot (4,230 m) thirteener is located in San Isabel National Forest, 12.9 miles (20.8 km) southwest by west (bearing 241°) of the community of Nathrop in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Cronin Peak was named in honor of Mary Cronin, who in 1934 become the first woman to climb all 53 Colorado fourteeners.


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