Parkview Mountain

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Parkview Mountain
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Parkview Mountain, seen from Willow Creek Pass
Highest point
Elevation 12,301 ft (3,749 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 2,676 ft (816 m) [3]
Isolation 10.91 mi (17.56 km) [3]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Colorado range high points
Coordinates 40°19′49″N106°08′11″W / 40.3303237°N 106.1362661°W / 40.3303237; -106.1362661 Coordinates: 40°19′49″N106°08′11″W / 40.3303237°N 106.1362661°W / 40.3303237; -106.1362661 [1]
Geography
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Parkview Mountain
Location Grand and Jackson counties, Colorado, U.S. [4]
Parent range Highest summit of the
Rabbit Ears Range [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Parkview Mountain, Colorado [1]
Climbing
Easiest route hike

Parkview Mountain is the highest summit of the Rabbit Ears Range in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The mountain is on the Continental Divide in Routt National Forest about 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Willow Creek Pass.

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From the summit a climber can see both Middle Park to the south and North Park to the North, hence the name of the Peak.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "PARKVIEW MOUNTAIN". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved October 21, 2014.
  2. The elevation of Parkview Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.589 m (+5.21 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 "Parkview Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 21, 2014.
  4. "Parkview Mountain". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 29, 2014.