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Rank
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36 of 53
Elevation ...................................................14,067'
Range ...................................................Sawatch
County ...................................................Chaffee
Lat/Long ...................................................38º 56' 50" N, 106º 22' 40" W
38.947559, 106.378471

Variant Names ...................................................-
Location ...................................................3 miles east of Huron Peak (14,003') and 1.25 miles southwest of Mt. Belford (14,197') in the Sawatch range.
Nearby Towns ...................................................Granite, Buena Vista and Leadville
Nearby 14ers ...................................................Huron Peak, Mt. Belford
History ...................................................-
Maps ...................................................USGS Quads: Mt. Harvard, Winfield
Trails Illustrated: #129
Road Access ...................................................2WD dirt road access to 9,650' from the north via CR 390. This road leads to (and past) the Missouri Gulch trailhead for Mt. Belford, Mt. Oxford, and Missouri Mountain.
2WD access to 10,000' by continuing to "Rockdale" on CR 390. Rockdale is between Vicksburg and Winfield.
Rough 4WD access to 10,800' by driving south on a dirt road out of Rockdale. This road starts near some cabins and dangerously crosses Clear Creek. The rough road then leads up to 10,800' at a gate north of Cloyses Lake.
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Standard Route ...................................................
Northwest Ridge from Missouri Gulch
Difficulty:   Class 2 
Trailhead: Missouri Gulch
Trailhead Elev.: 9,650 feet
Elevation Gain: 4,500 feet
Trip Length: 11 miles
Exposure: Moderate exposure along the immediate route. It should be avoidable with some slow hiking or scrambling. 3


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