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Mount Oso
Highest point
Elevation 13,690 ft (4,173 m)
Prominence 1,664 ft (507 m)
Isolation 5.41 mi (8.71 km)
Location La Plata County, Colorado, U.S.
Parent range San Juan Mountains
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Emerald Lake, Colorado

Mount Oso is a high and prominent mountain summit in the San Juan Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,690-foot (4,173 m) peak is located in the Weminuche Wilderness of San Juan National Forest, 30.8 miles (49.5 km) northeast (bearing 42°) of the City of Durango in La Plata County, Colorado, United States.


Historical names

  • Hunchback
  • Mount Oso – 1906
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