Twin Sisters Peaks

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Twin Sisters East Peak
Twin Sisters Peaks, CO.jpg
Twin Sisters Peaks, right center (in snow). Aerial photo by Doc Searles.
Elevation 11,433 ft (3,485 m)[1][2]
Prominence 2,298 ft (700 m)[2]
Isolation 4.36 mi (7.02 km)[2]
Listing Colorado prominent summits
Location
Twin Sisters East Peak is located in Colorado
Twin Sisters East Peak
Twin Sisters East Peak
Colorado
Location Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado, U.S.[3]
Range Front Range[2]
Coordinates 40°17′20″N 105°31′06″W / 40.2888732°N 105.5183324°W / 40.2888732; -105.5183324Coordinates: 40°17′20″N 105°31′06″W / 40.2888732°N 105.5183324°W / 40.2888732; -105.5183324[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Longs Peak, Colorado[3]
Climbing
Easiest route hike, scramble
Twin Sisters West Peak
Elevation 11,418 ft (3,480 m)[4][5]
Location
Coordinates 40°17′21″N 105°31′10″W / 40.289087°N 105.519385°W / 40.289087; -105.519385[5]

The Twin Sisters Peaks are mountains in Colorado, located in the Front Range in Larimer County, Colorado, straddling Rocky Mountain National Park and Roosevelt National Forest.

Historical names[edit]

  • Lillie Mountain
  • Lillie Mountains
  • Tahosa Mountain
  • Twin Sisters Peaks – 1908 [3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The elevation of Twin Sisters East Peak includes an adjustment of +1.388 m (+4.55 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. ^ a b c d "Twin Sisters Peaks, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 6, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Twin Sisters Peaks". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved November 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ The elevation of Twin Sisters West Peak includes an adjustment of +1.389 m (+4.56 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  5. ^ a b "Twin Sisters Peaks-West Peak, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 6, 2014. 

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