Elevation

14,203 ft / 4,329 m

#25 in Colorado

#51 in United States

Prominence

1,337 ft / 408 m

#131 in Colorado

#1,540 in United States

Summits

76 summits

#25 in Colorado

#375 in United States

Top climbing months

July   25%

August   25%

September  23%

Most climbed route

Northwest Ridge (Missouri Gulch Trail > Mount Belford Trail)

13.6 mi • 6,567 ft gain • Class 2

Highlights

  • Mount Belford is a Colorado 14er in the Collegiate Peaks of the Sawatch Range.
  • Belford is an easy climb to a rounded summit.
  • It lies near 14ers Mount Oxford and Missouri Mountain and is often climbed in conjunction with one or both of these peaks.
  • Most people also summit Mount Oxford since it lies about a mile away on a high connecting ridge.
  • Summiting all three 14ers in one day is a significant outing of 14.5
  • 5 miles and 7400 feet vertical gain.
  • None of the peaks are visible from the prying eyes of roads.
29 summits • 13.6 mi • 6,567 ft gain • 11 hr 3 min • Class 2
1 summit • 15.6 mi • 7,532 ft gain • 15 hr 1 min

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