Mount Belford

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Mount Belford
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Highest point
Elevation 14,203 ft (4,329 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 1,337 ft (408 m) [3]
Parent peak Mount Harvard [3]
Isolation 3.30 mi (5.31 km) [3]
Listing Colorado Fourteener 19th
Coordinates 38°57′38″N106°21′39″W / 38.9606876°N 106.360707°W / 38.9606876; -106.360707 Coordinates: 38°57′38″N106°21′39″W / 38.9606876°N 106.360707°W / 38.9606876; -106.360707 [1]
Geography
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Mount Belford
Location Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S. [4]
Parent range Sawatch Range,
Collegiate Peaks [3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Harvard, Colorado [1]
Climbing
Easiest route Hike

Mount Belford is a high mountain summit of the Collegiate Peaks in the Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 14,203-foot (4,329 m) fourteener is located in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness of San Isabel National Forest, 15.0 miles (24.1 km) northwest by west (bearing 307°) of the Town of Buena Vista in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] [4]

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Climbing

Mount Belford lies near Mount Oxford and Missouri Mountain, and is often climbed in conjunction with one or both of these peaks. [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "MT BELFORD". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey . Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  2. 1 2 The elevation of Mount Belford includes an adjustment of +2.081 m (+6.83 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 "Mount Belford, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  4. 1 2 "Mount Belford". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  5. Louis W. Dawson II (1996). Dawson's Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners, Volume 1 . Blue Clover Press. ISBN   0-9628867-1-8.