Mount Guyot (Colorado)

Mount Guyot is a high mountain summit in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,376-foot (4,077 m) thirteener is located 6.3 miles (10.2 km) east-southeast (bearing 117°) of the Town of Breckenridge, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide separating Pike National Forest and Park County from Arapaho National Forest and Summit County.[1][2][3] The mountain was named in honor of Arnold Henry Guyot, a Swiss-American geologist.[4]

Mount Guyot
Mount Guyot (Colorado) viewed from Dillon Reservoir July 2016
Mount Guyot viewed from Dillon Reservoir
Highest point
Elevation13,376 ft (4,077 m) [1][2]
Prominence1,324 ft (404 m) [2]
Isolation1.99 mi (3.20 km) [2]
Coordinates39°27′32″N 105°56′15″W / 39.4588762°N 105.9375148°WCoordinates: 39°27′32″N 105°56′15″W / 39.4588762°N 105.9375148°W[3]
Mount Guyot is located in Colorado
Mount Guyot
Mount Guyot
LocationContinental Divide between
Park and Summit counties, Colorado, United States[3]
Parent rangeFront Range[2]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Grays Peak, Colorado[3]

See also


  1. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Guyot includes an adjustment of +1.897 m (+6.22 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Mount Guyot, Colorado". Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d "Mount Guyot". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 146.
Mount Guyot

Hills and mountains named Guyot, after geologist Arnold Guyot (1807–1884):

Mount Guyot (Great Smoky Mountains), on the Tennessee/North Carolina border

Mount Guyot (New Hampshire)

Mount Guyot (California)

Mount Guyot (Colorado)

Guyot Hill (Colorado)

Guyot Hill (New York)

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