Hagues Peak

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Hagues Peak
Hagues Peak viewed from Trail Ridge Road.jpg
Hagues Peak viewed from Trail Ridge Road
Highest point
Elevation 13,573 ft (4,137 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 2,420 ft (738 m) [3]
Isolation 15.70 mi (25.27 km) [3]
Listing
Coordinates 40°29′04″N105°38′47″W / 40.4844868°N 105.6463975°W / 40.4844868; -105.6463975 Coordinates: 40°29′04″N105°38′47″W / 40.4844868°N 105.6463975°W / 40.4844868; -105.6463975 [1]
Geography
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Hagues Peak
Location Rocky Mountain National Park, High point of Larimer County, Colorado, United States [3]
Parent range Mummy Range [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Trail Ridge, Colorado [4]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Hagues Peak is the highest summit of the Mummy Range in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,573-foot (4,137 m) thirteener is in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, 9.9 miles (15.9 km) northwest (bearing 318°) of the Town of Estes Park, Colorado, United States. Hagues Peak is the highest point in Larimer County, Colorado. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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Mountain

Hagues Peak is named after geologists James and Arnold Hague, who surveyed the area in the late 1800s. [5] Fairchild Mountain is about 1.4 miles (2.3 km) to the southwest, while Mummy Mountain is about 1.4 miles (2.3 km) to the southeast. The Rowe Glacier lies about 300 yards (270 m) north of the mountain. [6]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "HAGUE RM". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Hagues Peak includes an adjustment of +1.719 m (+5.64 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 "Hagues Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Hagues Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  5. Paul, Susan Joy. Climbing Colorado's Mountains. (2015). Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 42.
  6. United States Geological Survey (29 March 2017). Trail Ridge, CO quadrangle (Topographic map). Reston, VA: United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 29 March 2017 via TopoQuest.