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North Arapaho Peak
North Arapaho Peak is located in Colorado
North Arapaho Peak
North Arapaho Peak
Location in Colorado
Highest point
Elevation 13,508 ft (4,117 m)
Prominence 1,665 ft (507 m)
Isolation 15.38 mi (24.75 km)
Location Continental Divide between
Boulder and Grand counties, Colorado, United States
Parent range Front Range, Highest summit
of the Indian Peaks
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Monarch Lake, Colorado

North Arapaho Peak is the highest summit of the Indian Peaks in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,508-foot (4,117 m) thirteener is located in the Indian Peaks Wilderness, 7.8 miles (12.6 km) west-southwest (bearing 245°) of the Town of Ward, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide separating Roosevelt National Forest and Boulder County from Arapaho National Forest and Grand County.

Between North Arapaho Peak and neighboring South Arapaho Peak sits Arapaho Glacier, which is owned by the City of Boulder as part of its water supply. West of these peaks is Arapaho Pass.


Historical names

  • Arapaho Peak
  • North Arapaho Peak
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