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Kit Carson Paperweight
  • Kit Carson Paperweight

This item is currently back ordered and is expected in stock by June 30.

  • 3 1/4 inch diameter
  • Cast in fine pewter
  • Felt backing
  • With soft fleece pouch
  • In clear-vinyl covered box
Place Name: Kit Carson Peak
Elevation: 14,165 ft.
Coordinates: N37° 58' 47'' W105° 36' 07''
Location: Sangre de Cristo Range, Colorado, USA
MarkerSleuth Photo Contributor: No Station Found
Kit Carson Peak ranks 23rd in the list of Colorado 14ers, lower that its neighbor Crestone Peak (7) and Crestone Needle (19). The climb is ranked "difficult" and climbers must always be prepared and aware of changing conditions. The peak is named after the well-known American frontiersman, Kit Carson. The first documented ascent was by Robert L. Ellingwood and seven others in 1916.