Mount Elbert

Elevation (feet): 14,433
Elevation (meters): 4,399
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sawatch Range
State: Colorado
Latitude: 39.1178
Longitude: -106.445
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1874
First successful climber(s): H. W. Stuckle, (of Hayden Survey)
Nearest major airport: Denver, Colorado
Convenient Center: Leadville, Colorado

Mount Elbert is the highest mountain in Colorado, and the second highest in the lower 48 United States (Mount Whitney in California is highest). Elbert is a massive mountain, easily ascended by its long, smooth ridges. Because of its stature, Elbert is one of Colorado's most popular climbs.