Carson Pass

Carson Pass - Hinsdale County - Colorado - 12,360 feet on the Continental Divide
Wagner Gulch to north. Lost Trail Creek to south.

South of Lake City and Lake San Cristobal on FR-568 about 4 miles south of Upper Lake Fork Rd (CR-30).
FR-821 is to the south. The Continental Divide Trail also crosses Carson Pass,
the former location of the mining town of Carson which was abandoned in 1903.

photos by Chris Wilder, 9/2013

At the summit, looking north.

At the summit, looking south.

At the summit, looking west.

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Google Earth, looking north

Google Earth, looking SW

Recognized in "The Passes of Colorado, An Encylopedia of Watershed Divides" by Ed Helmuth & Gloria Helmuth.
Is not included in United States Board on Geographic Names.

Other geographic feature in the area, from United States Board on Geographic Names:
Feature Name ID Class County State Latitude Longitude Ele(ft) Map BGN Date Entry Date
Carson Peak 187691 Summit Hinsdale CO 375127N 1072407W 13661 Pole Creek Mountain - 13-OCT-1978

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Last modified: December 28, 2014