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Mount Gunnison
Mount Gunnison is located in Colorado
Mount Gunnison
Mount Gunnison
Location in Colorado
Highest point
Elevation 12,725 ft (3,879 m)
Prominence 3,539 ft (1,079 m)
Isolation 11.84 mi (19.05 km)
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Etymology John Williams Gunnison
Location Gunnison County, Colorado, U.S.
Parent range West Elk Mountains
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Minnesota Pass, Colorado

Mount Gunnison is a prominent mountain summit in the West Elk Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,725-foot (3,879 m) peak is located in the West Elk Wilderness of Gunnison National Forest, 22.2 miles (35.7 km) west by south (bearing 260°) of the Town of Crested Butte in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. The mountain is named in honor of John Williams Gunnison who explored the area.


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