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Vermilion Peak
Photo of Vermilion Peak.
Vermilion Peak viewed from the east.
Highest point
Elevation 13,900 ft (4237 m) NAVD88
Prominence 2105 ft (642 m)
Isolation 9.07 mi (14.60 km)
Parent peak Gladstone Peak
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Geography
Location San Miguel County and the high point of San Juan County, Colorado, United States
Parent range San Juan Mountains
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Ophir, Colorado

Vermilion Peak is a mountain in Colorado. It is one of 637 Colorado peaks above 13,000 feet (3962 m). It is located in the San Juan Range, and is the 74th highest mountain in Colorado. It is named Vermilion Peak because of the red-orange color it takes on when the sun shines on it. It is 9.7 miles ESE of Gladstone Peak.

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