Mount Zirkel, Colorado

Prominence: 3460 ft, 1054 m

Elevation: 12,180 feet, 3712 meters

True Isolation: 37.65 mi, 60.6 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 12,185 ft / 3714 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 49' 53'' N, 106° 39' 47'' W
40.831338, -106.663082 (Dec Deg)
359773 E 4521365 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionJackson
Routt (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Mount Zirkel:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #247)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #63)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #35)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #141)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #71)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #78)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #24)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #120)
     Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #14)
     Colorado County High Points (Rank #36)
     Rocky Mountain Range4 High Points (Rank #17)
     Colorado Wilderness High Points (Rank #34)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Continental Divide (Rank #26)
     Colorado Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #8)
     Colorado County Prominence Peaks (Rank #15)
     Top 10 Isolation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #149)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007 by Joshua Danos
     2015-08-08 by Beth Lakin
     2015-08-17 by Lupe !
     2016-08-28 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2018-07-23 by Dennis Stewart
     2018-08-11 by Timothy Hutchings (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (53 total)

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Mt. Zirkel from SE, Red Dirt Pass approach (2018-07-29). Photo by Grant Myers.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3460 ft/1054 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3480 ft/1060 m
  Key Col: Muddy Pass    8720 ft/2658 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 37.65 mi/60.6 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.687068, -105.97101
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    North Rawah Peak  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Park Range (Highest Point)
Range5: Central Park Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsNorth Platte
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapMount Zirkel O40106g6 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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