Gilpin County James Peak Colorado

James Peak is a high mountain summit in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,294 foot thirteener is located on the Continental Divide in the James Peak Wilderness of Arapaho National Forest and Roosevelt National Forest, 5.2 miles east-southeast of the Town of Winter Park, Colorado, United States. The summit is the trip…
James Peak is a high mountain summit in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,294 foot thirteener is located on the Continental Divide in the James Peak Wilderness of Arapaho National Forest and Roosevelt National Forest, 5.2 miles east-southeast of the Town of Winter Park, Colorado, United States. The summit is the tripoint of Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Grand counties. The peak is the highest point in Gilpin County and the second-highest in the James Peak Wilderness.
  • Elevation: 13,294 ft (4,052 m)
  • Location: Continental Divide at the tripoint of Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Grand counties, Colorado, United States. High point of Gilpin County.
  • Prominence: 714 ft (218 m)
  • Isolation: 1.55 mi (2.49 km)
  • Listing: Colorado county high points 27th
  • Etymology: Edwin James
  • Parent range: Front Range
Data from: en.wikipedia.org