|Information Entries for Sunlight Peak and Name History|
Name History (San Juan Mountains)
Entered by: wojtekrychlik
Added: 01/21/2014, Last Updated: 01/21/2014
Aeolus was the ruler of the winds, according to Greek mythology.
Name History (Sunlight Peak)
Title: Naming of Sunlight Peak
Entered by: 14erFred
Added: 05/14/2010, Last Updated: 05/14/2010
Sources: Hart, J.L.J. (1977). Fourteen thousand feet: A history of the naming and early ascents of the high Colorado peaks (Second Edition). Denver, CO: The Colorado Mountain Club.
Sunlight was named by the U.S. Geological Survey when they mapped the Needles Mountains in 1902.