Mount Chiquita

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Mount Chiquita
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Mounts Ypsilon (left of center), Chiquita (center), and Chapin (right)
Highest point
Elevation 13,075 ft (3,985 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 283 ft (86 m) [2]
Isolation 0.99 mi (1.59 km) [2]
Coordinates 40°26′38″N105°41′20″W / 40.4438726°N 105.6888938°W / 40.4438726; -105.6888938 Coordinates: 40°26′38″N105°41′20″W / 40.4438726°N 105.6888938°W / 40.4438726; -105.6888938 [3]
Geography
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Mount Chiquita
Location Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range Mummy Range [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Trail Ridge, Colorado [3]

Mount Chiquita is a mountain summit in the Mummy Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,075-foot (3,985 m) thirteener is located in Rocky Mountain National Park, 9.8 miles (15.7 km) northwest by west (bearing 298°) of the Town of Estes Park in Larimer County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3]

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Tourists can reach Mount Chiquita via Chapin Pass [4] which is an 8.0 kilometer out and back trail located near Estes Park, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and running and is accessible year-round.

Sundance Mountain (12,466 feet) on left, Mount Chapin (12,454 feet) and Mount Chiquita reflect in one of the Sheep Lakes in Horseshoe Park shortly after the ice had melted in the spring. Courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park. RMNP-SheepLakePanorama-B001.jpg
Sundance Mountain (12,466 feet) on left, Mount Chapin (12,454 feet) and Mount Chiquita reflect in one of the Sheep Lakes in Horseshoe Park shortly after the ice had melted in the spring. Courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Mount Chiquita includes an adjustment of +1.723 m (+5.65 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Mount Chiquita, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Mount Chiquita". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  4. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/colorado/mount-chiquita?u=m