Elevation

14,080 ft / 4,292 m

#48 in Colorado

#82 in United States

Prominence

893 ft / 272 m

#286 in Colorado

#2,336 in United States

Summits

44 summits

#46 in Colorado

#555 in United States

Top climbing months

August   27%

July   25%

September  11%

Most climbed route

West Slopes

Highlights

  • Mount Columbia is a Colorado 14er in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness in the Sawatch Range.
  • Along with nearby Mount Harvard, Mount Yale, Mount Princeton, and Mount Oxford, Mount Columbia is one of the Collegiate Peaks; it is named for Columbia University.
  • Due to an awful scree field located on the standard route, it's usually only climbed by those pursuing the Colorado 14ers challenge.
5 summits • 15.2 mi • 6,057 ft gain • 13 hr 27 min • Class 2
1 summit • 16.3 mi • 5,666 ft gain • 9 hr 11 min

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