Mt. Princeton from near Buena Vista, CO
|Elevation||14,204 ft (4,329 m)|
|Prominence||2,177 ft (664 m)|
|Isolation||5.19 mi (8.35 km)|
Colorado 4000 meter summits
|Location||Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Antero, Colorado
Mount Princeton is a high and prominent mountain summit of the Collegiate Peaks in the Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 14,204-foot (4,329 m) fourteener is located in San Isabel National Forest, 7.8 miles (12.6 km) southwest (bearing 225°) of the Town of Buena Vista in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. The mountain was named in honor of Princeton University.
The first recorded ascent was on July 17, 1877, at 12:30 pm by William Libbey of Princeton University. It is likely that various miners had climbed the peak earlier. The name Mount Princeton was in use as early as 1873, and the peak was most likely named by Henry Gannett, a Harvard graduate and chief topographer in a government survey led by George M. Wheeler.
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- Mount Princeton – 1906 
- Princeton Mountain
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- "PRINCETON". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 21, 2014.
- The elevation of Mount Princeton includes an adjustment of +2.075 m (+6.81 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
- "Mount Princeton, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 21, 2014.
- "Mount Princeton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
- Mount Princeton on Summitpost
- Merritt, J. I. (1997) "The Once and Future Mountain" Princeton Alumni Weekly Princeton University
- "William Libbey and the 1877 Expedition" Princeton Alumni Weekly Princeton University
- Borneman, Walter R. and Lampert, Lyndon J. (1994) A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners (3rd ed.) Pruett, Boulder, Colorado, ISBN 0-87108-850-9
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