Powell Peak

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Powell Peak
Powell Peak Rocky Mountain National Park.jpg
Powell Peak viewed from the Tundra Communities Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park
Elevation4,015 metres (13,173 ft)
Prominence212 metres (696 ft)

Powell Peak is a summit in Grand County, Colorado, in the United States.[1] With an elevation of 13,176 feet (4,016 m), Powell Peak is the 512th highest summit in the state of Colorado.[2]

The peak was named for John Wesley Powell.[3]

Further reading[edit]

• James Dziezynski, Best Summit Hikes in Colorado, P 140

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Powell Peak
  2. ^ "Powell Peak". Peakery.com. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  3. ^ Dziezynski, James (1 August 2012). Best Summit Hikes in Colorado: An Opinionated Guide to 50+ Ascents of Classic and Little-Known Peaks from 8,144 to 14,433 Feet. Wilderness Press. p. 140. ISBN 978-0-89997-713-3.