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The Needles, Colorado


Prominence: 908 ft, 277 m

Elevation: 10,068 feet, 3069 meters


True Isolation: 1.16 mi, 1.87 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 10,072 ft / 3070 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)40° 24' 56'' N, 105° 33' 5'' W
40.415622, -105.551362 (Dec Deg)
453222 E 4474035 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/Second Level RegionLarimer
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     Lumpy Ridge/The Needles at SummitPost.org
     The Needles at ListsOfJohn.com
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 7
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 7)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2004-10-05 by Donnie Puckle

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
The Needles and Lumpy Ridge from the ruins at Estes Park (2007-03-19). Photo by Tom Scheimo.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 908 ft/277 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 948 ft/289 m
  Key Col: 9160 ft/2792 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.16 mi/1.87 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 40.4142, -105.5733
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    McGregor Mountain  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Front Range
Range5: Rocky Mountain National Park Area
Range6: Northeast Estes Park Area
Drainage BasinsSouth Platte
Platte
Missouri
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Rocky Mountain National Park
Wilderness/Special Area: Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness Area
Topo MapEstes Park O40105d5 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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