Chief Cheley Peak

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Chief Cheley Peak
Chief Cheley Peak is located in Colorado
Chief Cheley Peak
Chief Cheley Peak
Highest point
Elevation 12,815 ft (3,906 m) [1][2]
Prominence 384 ft (117 m) [3]
Isolation 0.43 mi (0.69 km) [3]
Coordinates 40°22′02″N 105°46′27″W / 40.3672065°N 105.7741756°W / 40.3672065; -105.7741756Coordinates: 40°22′02″N 105°46′27″W / 40.3672065°N 105.7741756°W / 40.3672065; -105.7741756[1]
Location Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand and Larimer counties, Colorado, United States[1]
Parent range Front Range[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Grand Lake, Colorado[1]

Chief Cheley Peak is a mountain summit in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,815-foot (3,906 m) peak is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, 13.1 miles (21.1 km) west (bearing 267°) of the Town of Estes Park, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide between Grand and Larimer counties.[1][2][3][4]

Chief Cheley Peak was named for Frank Cheley, an outdoor educator.[5]


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  1. ^ a b c d e "Chief Cheley Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Chief Cheley Peak includes an adjustment of +1.637 m (+5.37 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d "Chief Cheley Peak, Colorado". Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Chief Cheley Peak". Retrieved 22 November 2014. 
  5. ^ 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. 110. ISBN 978-0-89997-713-3. 

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