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Mount Zwischen
Highest point
Elevation 12,011 ft (3,661 m)
Prominence 2,266 ft (691 m)
Isolation 4.44 mi (7.15 km)
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Geography
Location Huerfano and Saguache counties, Colorado, United States
Parent range Sangre de Cristo Range
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Medano Pass, Colorado

Mount Zwischen is a prominent mountain summit in the Sangre de Cristo Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,011-foot (3,661 m) peak is located 32.1 miles (51.6 km) northeast (bearing 46°) of the City of Alamosa, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide separating the Great Sand Dunes Wilderness in Great Sand Dunes National Preserve and Huerfano County from the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness in San Isabel National Forest and Saguache County.

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Historical names

  • Green Mountain
  • Mount Zwischen – 1970
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