Bear Peak (Boulder County, Colorado)

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Bear Peak
Bear Peak, Boulder July 2016 2.jpg
Bear Peak viewed from the NCAR Trail
Highest point
Elevation8,459 ft (2,578 m) [1][2]
Prominence281 ft (86 m) [3]
Isolation0.50 mi (0.80 km) [3]
Coordinates39°57′37″N 105°17′43″W / 39.9602547°N 105.2951657°W / 39.9602547; -105.2951657Coordinates: 39°57′37″N 105°17′43″W / 39.9602547°N 105.2951657°W / 39.9602547; -105.2951657[1]
Bear Peak is located in Colorado
Bear Peak
Bear Peak
LocationBoulder County, Colorado, U.S.[4]
Parent rangeFront Range[3]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Eldorado Springs, Colorado[1]
Easiest routehike

Bear Peak is a mountain summit in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 8,459-foot (2,578 m) peak is located in Boulder Mountain Park, 5.2 miles (8.3 km) south-southwest (bearing 206°) of downtown Boulder in Boulder County, Colorado, United States.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]


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  1. ^ a b c d "BOULDER RESET". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 19, 2014. Note: The summit of Bear Peak is +1.22 m (+4.0 ft) higher than NGS station BOULDER RESET.
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Bear Peak includes an adjustment of +1.121 m (+3.68 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d "Bear Peak, Colorado". Retrieved October 19, 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Bear Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
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