COLORADO

Mount Elbert

14,440 feet (NAVD88)

 

Who - Dedicated ACCLIMATIZED Hikers

 

What - Height Rank #3

            Difficulty Rank #9

 

DIFFICULTY # Level 1 - Strenuous walk-up

 

When - Optimum Time is weather dependent

 

Where - Latitude - 39 deg. 07 min. N

              Longitude - 106 deg. 26 min. W

 

In the San Isabel National Forest, Central Colorado between Aspen & Leadville

 

Wikipedia Link - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Elbert

 

 

Why - GET INVOLVED WITH APEXCHALLENGE 2019

Less Crowded than National Parks

A compelling Bucket List item

Other things to see in the Vicinity - Historic Leadville

 

Leave the HP better than it was found

 

For most people:

 

SUMMITS ARE SPECIAL SERENE & SERENDIPITOUS SPOTS TO SURVEY SURROUNDINGS

 

How - Normal High Altitude Hiking gear required. Hiking poles are very helpful.

 

 Comments: Climbed this one twice

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