Flat Top Mountain (Colorado)

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Flattop Mountain
Flattop Mountain is located in Colorado
Flattop Mountain
Flattop Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 12,361 ft (3,768 m) [2][3]
Prominence 4,054 ft (1,236 m) [1]
Isolation 40.77 mi (65.61 km) [1]
Listing Colorado county high points 34th
Coordinates 40°00′53″N 107°05′00″W / 40.0147185°N 107.0833192°W / 40.0147185; -107.0833192Coordinates: 40°00′53″N 107°05′00″W / 40.0147185°N 107.0833192°W / 40.0147185; -107.0833192[2]
Location High point of Garfield County, Colorado, United States[1]
Parent range Highest summit of the Flat Tops[1]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Orno Peak, Colorado[2]
Easiest route hike

Flat Top Mountain is the highest summit of the Flat Tops in the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 12,361-foot (3,768 m) peak is located in the Flat Tops Wilderness, 19.1 miles (30.7 km) south-southwest (bearing 201°) of the Town of Oak Creek, Colorado, United States, on the drainage divide between Routt National Forest and White River National Forest. The summit of Flat Top Mountain is the highest point in Garfield County, Colorado.[2][3][1]


Flat Top Mountain is located off of the Bear Lake Trailhead, which is a popular hiking route.[4] Nearby the summit of Flat Top is Hallett Peak.

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  1. ^ a b c d e "Flat Top Mountain, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d "FLATTOP". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b The elevation of Flat Top Mountain includes an adjustment of +1.698 m (+5.57 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. ^ "Flattop Mountain - Hike Flattop Mountain Rocky Mountain National Park". www.rockymountainhikingtrails.com. Retrieved 2017-08-06. 

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