Mount Bierstadt, Colorado

Prominence: 700 ft, 213 m

Elevation: 14,060 feet, 4285 meters

Approx. Isolation: 1.12 mi, 1.8 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,066 ft / 4287 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 34' 57'' N; 105° 40' 8'' W
39.582596, -105.668814 (Dec Deg)
442564E 4381645N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionClear Creek

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Lists that contain Mount Bierstadt:
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #87)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #38)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #38)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #69)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #38)
     Colorado Mountain Club Fourteeners (Rank #38)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #38)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #69)
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #45)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Colorado's Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs (Roach)
       A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners (Borneman, Lampert)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2003-07-14 by Donnie Puckle
     2007-08-12 by David Foster
     2007-09-21 by Peter Blaser (Unsuccessful)
     2008-07-05 by Robert Stewart
     2008-07-09 by Patrick Greff
     2008-08-09 by Luke Mullen
     2009-06-24 by Talon Medema
     2010-09-24 by Matt Whittaker
     2011-09-19 by Kristen Meitzler
     2012-08-19 by Nicholas Harper-Johnston
     2012-09-03 by Timothy Sullivan
     2012-09-09 by William Musser
     2012-09-21 by Matt Thalman (GPS Track)
     2012-10-14 by Steve Bobinchak
     2013-08-09 by Richard Hensley
     2013-10-12 by Donnie Puckle
     2014-07-04 by Donnie Puckle
     2014-07-13 by glen mizenko
     2014-07-17 by Jeff Power (GPS Track)
     2014-07-25 by James Morehouse (GPS Track)
     2014-09-19 by Rob Anthony
     2015-09-05 by Patrick ONeill (GPS Track)
     2015-09-20 by Christan Kramer (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (395 total)

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Mount Evans gives a great view of nearby Mount Bierstadt (left background) and the connecting class 3 traverse over the sawtooth ridge (2012-09-08). Photo by Karen Musser.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 700 ft/213 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 740 ft/225 m
  Line Parent: Mount Evans-West Peak
  Key Col: 13,360 ft/4072 m
Isolation1.12 mi/1.8 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Evans-West Peak  (ENE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Front Range
Range5: Central Front Range
Range6: Mount Evans Area
Drainage BasinsSouth Platte
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Pike and San Isabel National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Mount Evans Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Evans O39105e6 1:24,000
First Ascent1863
Albert Bierstadt
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Mt. Bierstadt 2014 (2014-07-18). Photo by Cara Christensen.
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On top! (2014-06-07). Photo by Vanessa Arnold.
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View from the summit ridge of Mount Bierstadt (2015-09-20). Photo by Serguei Okountsev.
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