Mount Julian (Colorado)

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For other mountains by this name, see Mount Julian (disambiguation) .
Mount Julian
Mount Julian (Colorado) viewed from Trail Ridge Road.jpg
Mount Julian viewed from Trail Ridge Road
Highest point
Elevation 12,933 ft (3,942 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 1,220 ft (372 m) [2]
Isolation 6.19 mi (9.96 km) [2]
Coordinates 40°22′16″N105°45′27″W / 40.3710954°N 105.7575082°W / 40.3710954; -105.7575082 Coordinates: 40°22′16″N105°45′27″W / 40.3710954°N 105.7575082°W / 40.3710954; -105.7575082 [3]
Geography
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Mount Julian
Location Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range Front Range [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Grand Lake, Colorado [3]
Climbing
Easiest route Scramble [4]

Mount Julian is a mountain summit in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,933-foot (3,942 m) peak is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, 12.2 miles (19.7 km) west (bearing 268°) of the Town of Estes Park in Larimer County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] The mountain was named in honor of Julian Hayden, a civil engineer who lived in Estes Park. [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Mount Julian includes an adjustment of +1.657 m (+5.44 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 "Mount Julian, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Mount Julian". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  4. "Mount Julian". SummitPost. Retrieved 2009-01-01.
  5. Dziezynski, James (1 August 2012). Best Summit Hikes in Colorado: An Opinionated Guide to 50+ Ascents of Classic and Little-Known Peaks from 8,144 to 14,433 Feet. Wilderness Press. p. 110. ISBN   978-0-89997-713-3.