Elk Mountain (Grand County, Colorado)

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Elk Mountain
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Elk Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 11,424 ft (3,482 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 2,159 ft (658 m) [3]
Isolation 10.52 mi (16.93 km) [3]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Coordinates 40°09′43″N106°07′42″W / 40.1619177°N 106.128454°W / 40.1619177; -106.128454 Coordinates: 40°09′43″N106°07′42″W / 40.1619177°N 106.128454°W / 40.1619177; -106.128454 [1]
Geography
Location Grand County, Colorado, U.S. [4]
Parent range Rabbit Ears Range [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Corral Peaks, Colorado [1]
Climbing
Easiest route hike, scramble

Elk Mountain is a prominent mountain summit in the Rabbit Ears Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 11,424-foot (3,482 m) peak is located in Arapaho National Forest, 12.9 miles (20.8 km) northwest by west (bearing 301°) of the Town of Granby in Grand County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "ELK". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Elk Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.566 m (+5.14 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Elk Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Elk Mountain". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 29, 2014.