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Rank
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25 of 53
Elevation ...................................................14,155'
Range ...................................................Sawatch
County ...................................................Chaffee
Lat/Long ...................................................38º 37' 32" N, 106º 15' 02" W
38.625622, 106.250710

Variant Names ...................................................Mount Tabequache, Tabeguache Mountain, Mogwatavungwantsingwu
Location ...................................................15 miiles WNW of Salida. Shavano and Tabeguache are near the southern end of the Sawatch mountain range 15 miles northwest of Salida. The peaks are also 4 miles south of Mt. Antero (14,269').
Nearby Towns ...................................................Salida, Poncha Springs and Buena Vista
Nearby 14ers ...................................................Mt. Shavano
History ...................................................Tabeguache is a shortened form of the name of a band of Utes. The full Ute name was Mogwatavungwantsingwu, meaning "cedar-bark sun-slope people."
Maps ...................................................USGS Quads: Maysville, Garfield, Mt. Antero, St. Elmo
Trails Illustrated: #130
Road Access ...................................................Rough 2WD access to 9,800' from the southeast by taking Forest Road 252 (after other Forest Roads) to the Blank Cabin trailhead.
2WD access to 9,200' from the south via CR 240 to the Angel of Shavano Campground.
4WD access to 10,500' from the south via CR 240 past the Angel of Shavano Campground and up to Jennings Creek. Note: Local officials discourage the use of the Jennings Creek trailhead.
Click here for trailhead directions and status
Standard Route ...................................................
Via Mt. Shavano
Difficulty:   Class 2 
Trailhead: Shavano/Tabeguache
Trailhead Elev.: 9,750 feet
Elevation Gain: 5,600 feet
Trip Length: 11 miles
Exposure: Mild exposure very close to the route. Route options may be limited but you should be able to walk past the exposure area. 2


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