Mount Columbia (Colorado)

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Mount Columbia
Mount Columbia (Colorado) - 2004-08-07.jpg
Mount Columbia as seen from Mount Harvard
Elevation 14,077 ft (4,291 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 873 ft (266 m)[2]
Listing Colorado Fourteener
Location
Mount Columbia is located in Colorado
Mount Columbia
Mount Columbia
Location in central Colorado
Location Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S.
Range Sawatch Range, Collegiate Peaks
Coordinates 38°54′14″N 106°17′51″W / 38.90389°N 106.29750°W / 38.90389; -106.29750Coordinates: 38°54′14″N 106°17′51″W / 38.90389°N 106.29750°W / 38.90389; -106.29750[1]
Topo map USGS Mount Columbia
Climbing
First ascent 1916 by Roger Toll[citation needed]
Easiest route Scramble
For other mountains by this name, see Mount Columbia.

Mount Columbia is a mountain in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness, in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. At 14,077 feet (4,291 m), it is one of Colorado's fourteeners. Along with nearby Mount Harvard, Mount Yale, Mount Princeton, and Mount Oxford, Mount Columbia is one of the five Collegiate Peaks; it is named for Columbia University. Due to an awful scree field located on the standard route, Mount Columbia is usually only climbed by those wishing to climb all of Colorado's fourteeners.

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  1. ^ a b "Columbia Pk". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-22. 
  2. ^ "Mount Columbial, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2011-02-22. 

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