Elevation

14,081 ft / 4,292 m

#47 in Colorado

#82 in United States

Prominence

301 ft / 92 m

#1,565 in Colorado

#8,310 in United States

Summits

38 summits

#53 in Colorado

#706 in United States

Top climbing months

July   37%

August   27%

September  22%

Most climbed route

traverse from Kit Carson

Highlights

  • Challenger Point is a Colorado 14er in the Sangre de Cristo range.
  • The summit is a subpeak on the northwest shoulder of Kit Carson Mountain.
  • It was named in memory of the seven astronauts who died when the Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrated shortly after liftoff on January 28, 1986.
2 summits • 15.2 mi • 6,010 ft gain • 9 hr 31 min • Class 2

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