Mount Audubon

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Mount Audubon
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Mt. Audubon, Front Range, Colorado
Highest point
Elevation 13,229 ft (4,032 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 843 ft (257 m) [2]
Isolation 3.36 mi (5.41 km) [2]
Coordinates 40°05′56″N105°36′59″W / 40.0988749°N 105.6163912°W / 40.0988749; -105.6163912 Coordinates: 40°05′56″N105°36′59″W / 40.0988749°N 105.6163912°W / 40.0988749; -105.6163912 [3]
Naming
Etymology John James Audubon
Geography
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Mount Audubon
Location Boulder County, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range Front Range, Indian Peaks [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Ward, Colorado [3]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Mount Audubon is a high mountain summit of the Indian Peaks in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,229-foot (4,032 m) thirteener is located in the Indian Peaks Wilderness of Roosevelt National Forest, 5.6 miles (9.0 km) west-northwest (bearing 287°) of the Town of Ward in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] The mountain was named in honor of John James Audubon.

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Mount Audubon includes an adjustment of +1.681 m (+5.52 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Mount Audubon, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Mount Audubon". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 5, 2014.