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.
Highest point
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
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]
Geography
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]
Parent range Front Range[2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Longs Peak, Colorado[3]
Climbing
Easiest route hike, scramble
Twin Sisters West Peak
Highest point
Elevation 11,418 ft (3,480 m) [4][5]
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. United States 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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