Parry Peak

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Parry Peak
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View of Parry Peak from Mary Jane Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 13,397 ft (4,083 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 1,720 ft (524 m) [2]
Isolation 9.46 mi (15.22 km) [2]
Listing
Coordinates 39°50′17″N105°42′48″W / 39.8380428°N 105.7133381°W / 39.8380428; -105.7133381 Coordinates: 39°50′17″N105°42′48″W / 39.8380428°N 105.7133381°W / 39.8380428; -105.7133381 [3]
Naming
Etymology Charles Christopher Parry
Geography
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Parry Peak
Location Clear Creek and Grand counties, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range Front Range [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' map Empire, Colorado

Parry Peak, elevation 13,397 ft (4,083 m), is a summit in the Front Range of central Colorado. The peak is on the continental divide southeast of Winter Park in the Arapahoe National Forest. The name honors Charles Christopher Parry, a botanist who made extensive studies of the Colorado mountain flora in the 1860s. It is one of the 637 thirteeners (peaks over 13,000 ft elevation) in the state of Colorado and lies along the Continental Divide Trail.

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Parry Peak is also the highest peak of the James Group of the Front Range of Colorado.

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References

  1. The elevation of Parry Peak includes an adjustment of +1.763 m (+5.78 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "Parry Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 21, 2014.
  3. 1 2 "Parry Peak". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 21, 2014.