Mount Julian (Colorado)

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Mount Julian
Mount Julian (Colorado) viewed from Trail Ridge Road.jpg
Mount Julian viewed from Trail Ridge Road
Highest point
Elevation 12,933 ft (3,942 m) [1][2]
Prominence 1,220 ft (372 m) [2]
Isolation 6.19 mi (9.96 km) [2]
Coordinates 40°22′16″N 105°45′27″W / 40.3710954°N 105.7575082°W / 40.3710954; -105.7575082Coordinates: 40°22′16″N 105°45′27″W / 40.3710954°N 105.7575082°W / 40.3710954; -105.7575082[3]
Mount Julian is located in Colorado
Mount Julian
Mount Julian
Location Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado, U.S.[3]
Parent range Front Range[2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Grand Lake, Colorado[3]
Easiest route Scramble[4]

Mount Julian is a mountain summit in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 12,933-foot (3,942 m) peak is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, 12.2 miles (19.7 km) west (bearing 268°) of the Town of Estes Park in Larimer County, Colorado, United States.[1][2][3] The mountain was named in honor of Julian Hayden, a civil engineer who lived in Estes Park.[5]

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  1. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Julian includes an adjustment of +1.657 m (+5.44 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Mount Julian, Colorado". Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d "Mount Julian". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  4. ^ "Mount Julian". SummitPost. Retrieved 2009-01-01.
  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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