Mount Oxford (Colorado)

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Mount Oxford
Mount Oxford (Colorado) - 2006-07-16.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 14,160 ft (4,316 m) [1][2]
Prominence 653 ft (199 m) [3]
Isolation 1.22 mi (1.96 km) [3]
Listing Colorado Fourteener 26th
Coordinates 38°57′53″N 106°20′20″W / 38.9648153°N 106.3388148°W / 38.9648153; -106.3388148Coordinates: 38°57′53″N 106°20′20″W / 38.9648153°N 106.3388148°W / 38.9648153; -106.3388148[1]
Mount Oxford is located in Colorado
Mount Oxford
Mount Oxford
Location Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S.[4]
Parent range Sawatch Range,
Collegiate Peaks[3]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Harvard, Colorado[1]
Easiest route Hike and scramble

Mount Oxford is a high mountain summit of the Collegiate Peaks in the Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 14,160-foot (4,316 m) fourteener is located in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness of San Isabel National Forest, 14.2 miles (22.9 km) northwest (bearing 311°) of the Town of Buena Vista in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. The mountain was named in honor of the University of Oxford.[1][2][3][4]


Mount Oxford lies 1.2 miles (2.0 km) east by north of the slightly higher Mount Belford. For this reason it is often climbed in combination with Mount Belford.[5]

Historical names[edit]

  • Mount Oxford [4]
  • Oxford Peak

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "MT OXFORD". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Oxford includes an adjustment of +2.042 m (+6.70 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  3. ^ a b c d "Mount Oxford, Colorado". Retrieved October 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c "Mount Oxford". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Mount Oxford". 

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