Elevation

14,081 ft / 4,292 m

#47 in Colorado

#81 in United States

Prominence

301 ft / 92 m

#1,517 in Colorado

#7,005 in United States

Summits

33 summits

#56 in Colorado

#689 in United States

Top climbing months

July   41%

August   26%

September  17%

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.
1 summit • 15.2 mi • 6,010 ft gain • 9 hr 52 min

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