Mount Meeker

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Mount Meeker
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Mount Meeker seen from State Highway 7.
Elevation 13,916 ft (4,242 m)[1][2]
Prominence 451 ft (137 m)[2]
Isolation 0.73 mi (1.17 km)[2]
Parent peak Longs Peak[2]
Location
Mount Meeker is located in Colorado
Mount Meeker
Mount Meeker
Colorado
Location Rocky Mountain National Park, Boulder County, Colorado, U.S.[3]
Range Front Range, Twin Peaks Massif[2]
Coordinates 40°14′55″N 105°36′18″W / 40.2485958°N 105.6050027°W / 40.2485958; -105.6050027Coordinates: 40°14′55″N 105°36′18″W / 40.2485958°N 105.6050027°W / 40.2485958; -105.6050027[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Allenspark, Colorado[3]

Mount Meeker is a high mountain summit of the Twin Peaks Massif in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,916-foot (4,242 m) thirteener is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, 4.8 miles (7.7 km) west by north (bearing 285°) of the community of Allenspark in Boulder County, Colorado, United States.[1][2][3]

Mountain[edit]

Mount Meeker is the second highest summit in Rocky Mountain National Park after its neighbor Longs Peak, 0.7 miles (1.1 km) to the northwest. Due to its location southeast of Longs Peak, Mount Meeker is more visually prominent along much of the northern Front Range Urban Corridor. The peak is considered more dificult to climb, technically, than Longs Peak on certain routes.

Historical names[edit]

  • Les Deux Oreilles
  • Mount Meeker – 1911 [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Meeker includes an adjustment of +1.659 m (+5.44 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Mount Meeker, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 6, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Mount Meeker". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved November 6, 2014. 

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