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Mt. Elbert (14433'/4399m) summit - Colorado high point

At 14,433 feet, Mt. Elbert is the highest point in Colorado & the Rocky Mountains.  It lies within the Sawatch Range outside of Leadville, Colorado & is about 12 feet taller than Mt. Massive to the north.  Views were hazy due to forest fires during a dry year in the state, but one could still make out of high 13ers & 14ers as well as the Mosquito & Tenmile Ranges across the way.  For crisper view of the area, my Mt. Massive summit panorama is better to check out.  Two hikers went up solo & were sitting on the top, one drive all the over from South Carolina, the other from Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Copyright: William L
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 20756x10378
Taken: 12/08/2012
Uploaded: 14/08/2012
Updated: 11/09/2017


Tags: mount elbert; 14er; colorado; summit; sawatch range; twin lakes reservoir; lake; leadville; 13er; mount massive; rocky mountains; upper; arkansas river valley
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