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Rank
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39 of 53
Elevation ...................................................14,059'
Range ...................................................San Juan
County ...................................................La Plata
Lat/Long ...................................................37º 37' 38" N, 107º 35' 43" W
37.627285, 107.595894

Variant Names ...................................................-
Location ...................................................In the Needle Mountains just NW of Chicago Basin. 1.5 mi E of Mt. Eolus (14,083') and 0.5 mi NNW of Windom Peak (14,082'). Also, approximately 21 miles south of Handies Peak (14,048').
Nearby Towns ...................................................Silverton and Ouray
Nearby 14ers ...................................................Windom Peak, Mt. Eolus
History ...................................................-
Maps ...................................................USGS Quads: Mountain View Crest, Columbine Pass, Snowdon Peak, Storm King Peak
Trails Illustrated: #140
Road Access ...................................................None nearby. To reach Sunlight, Windom, and Eolus from the west, use the Needleton trailhead. Take the Silverton-Durango train to reach this trailhead.
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Standard Route ...................................................
South Face
Difficulty:   Class 4 
Trailhead: Needleton
Trailhead Elev.: 11,100 feet
Elevation Gain: 6,000 feet
Trip Length: 5 miles
Exposure: Dangerous exposure that requires careful, technical moves to navigate around. A fall would likely be fatal. Big, sheer drops. 5


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