Mount Neva (Colorado)

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Mount Neva is a summit in Grand County, Colorado, in the United States. [1] With an elevation of 12,821 feet (3,908 m), Mount Neva is the 720th highest summit in the state of Colorado. [2]

Mount Neva was named for Chief Niwot's brother. [3]

Hiking

Mount Neva can be reached from the Fourth of July trailhead west of Nederland, Colorado. The trail is generally rather easy until it reaches Mount Neva's north ridge. Starting at this point, one follows the north ridge to the summit, but this requires long and sustained stretches of class 4 scrambling and climbing on terrain with very substantial vertical exposure.

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mount Neva (Colorado)
  2. "Mount Neva". Peakery.com. Retrieved 22 November 2014.
  3. Dziezynski, James (1 August 2012). Best Summit Hikes in Colorado: An Opinionated Guide to 50+ Ascents of Classic and Little-Known Peaks from 8,144 to 14,433 Feet. Wilderness Press. p. 70. ISBN   978-0-89997-713-3.

Coordinates: 40°0′25.1″N105°41′18.5″W / 40.006972°N 105.688472°W / 40.006972; -105.688472