Unique Gifts Commemorating the World's Most Spectacular Places

Kit Carson Zipperpull-Pendant
  • Kit Carson Zipperpull-Pendant
  • 1 inch diameter
  • Cast in fine pewter
  • Lanyard hook attachment
  • Mounted on story card
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.