Mount Richthofen

Elevation (feet): 12,950
Elevation (meters): 3,947
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Front Range
State: Colorado
Latitude: 40.4694
Longitude: -105.894
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Denver
Convenient Center: Walden

Thanks to Jimn Seiler for adding this peak.

Mount Richthofen is the highest mountain in the Never Summer mountains.This mountain sits just a few miles northwest of Rocky Mountain National Park.The easiest route on this peak has some class 3 scrambling,and depending on what time of year an ice axe is extremely helpful.The rock on this mountain is rotten.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Mount Richthofen.

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  • Log #20391 - by Ken on Sep 27, 2006
    It was really fun. Pretty tough but it required no special equipment at all. My brother (8), dad (old), brother and dog (1.5), climbed it up.
  • Log #14979 - by Marco on Dec 03, 2002
    You can not beat climbing the highest pup in any range, let alone the Never Summer Range. Different type of rock here compared to that of the Rest of Rocky Mountain Nat'l Park. Grand ditch kinda...