Mount Belford

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Mount Belford
Mt. belford north approach.jpg
Highest point
Elevation14,203 ft (4,329 m) [2][3]
Prominence1,337 ft (408 m) [1]
Isolation3.30 mi (5.31 km) [1]
Parent peakMount Harvard[1]
ListingColorado Fourteener 19th
Coordinates38°57′38″N 106°21′39″W / 38.9606876°N 106.360707°W / 38.9606876; -106.360707Coordinates: 38°57′38″N 106°21′39″W / 38.9606876°N 106.360707°W / 38.9606876; -106.360707[2]
Mount Belford is located in Colorado
Mount Belford
Mount Belford
LocationChaffee County, Colorado, U.S.[4]
Parent rangeSawatch Range,
Collegiate Peaks[1]
Topo mapUSGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Harvard, Colorado[2]
Easiest routeHike

Mount Belford is a high mountain summit of the Collegiate Peaks in the Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 14,203-foot (4,329 m) fourteener is located in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness of San Isabel National Forest, 15.0 miles (24.1 km) northwest by west (bearing 307°) of the Town of Buena Vista in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States.[2][3][1][4]


Mount Belford lies near Mount Oxford and Missouri Mountain, and is often climbed in conjunction with one or both of these peaks.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Mount Belford, Colorado". Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "MT BELFORD". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 20, 2014.
  3. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Belford includes an adjustment of +2.081 m (+6.83 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  4. ^ a b "Mount Belford". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
  5. ^ Louis W. Dawson II (1996). Dawson's Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners, Volume 1. Blue Clover Press. ISBN 0-9628867-1-8.

External links[edit]