Flagstaff Mountain (Boulder County, Colorado)

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Flagstaff Mountain
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Flagstaff Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 6,983 ft (2,128 m) [1] [2]
Isolation 0.77 mi (1.24 km) [2]
Coordinates 40°00′06″N105°18′27″W / 40.0016525°N 105.3074913°W / 40.0016525; -105.3074913 Coordinates: 40°00′06″N105°18′27″W / 40.0016525°N 105.3074913°W / 40.0016525; -105.3074913 [3]
Geography
Location Boulder County, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range Front Range [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Boulder, Colorado [3]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Flagstaff Mountain is a foothill on the eastern flank of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 6,983-foot (2,128 m) peak is located in Boulder Mountain Park in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3]

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Mountain

From the peak of Flagstaff Mountain one can see Boulder, Metropolitan Denver, and the surrounding mountains. There are hiking and bike trails, picnic areas, the Summit Nature Center, and an outdoor amphitheatre.[ citation needed ]

Hobo Cave

Hobo Cave is a small single-room cave found beneath a rock buttress on Flagstaff Mountain. [4] Climbers sometimes use it for bouldering. [5]


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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Flagstaff Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.051 m (+3.45 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "Flagstaff Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Flagstaff Mountain". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  4. Parris, Lloyd E. (1973). Caves of Colorado. Pruett Publishing Company. ISBN   978-0-87108-069-1.
  5. "Bouldering in Hobo Cave, Boulder". Mountain Project. Retrieved 2020-01-21.