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Mount of the Holy Cross, Colorado


Prominence: 2111 ft, 644 m

Elevation: 14,005 feet, 4269 meters


True Isolation: 18.41 mi, 29.63 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,011 ft / 4271 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 28' 0'' N, 106° 28' 54'' W
39.466697, -106.48172 (Dec Deg)
372540 E 4369616 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/Second Level RegionEagle (Highest Point)
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     Holy Cross, Mount of the at SummitPost.org
     Holy Cross, Mount of the at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for Mount of the Holy Cross at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Eagle, CO by David Olson
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Eagle, CO by Walt O'Neil
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Eagle, CO by Dave Covill
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Eagle, CO by Kevin Baker
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Eagle, CO by Adam Helman

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Lists that contain Mount of the Holy Cross:
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #62)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #51)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #26)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #22)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #31)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #27)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #87)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #230)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #103)
     100 Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #22)
     100 Highest CoHPs (Rank #27)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #51)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #87)
     Colorado County High Points (Rank #20)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #51)
     High Points of Counties Crossed by the Continental Divide (Rank #11)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #26)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #22)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #31)
     Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #72)
(Peak is on over 20 lists; Not all shown here.)

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

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 315
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 294)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1986-08-03 by David Olson
     2003-07-19 by Donnie Puckle
     2005-08-12 by Patrick Lilly
     2007-09-28 by David Foster
     2008-07-10 by Patrick Lilly
     2009-08-02 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2009-09-11 by Adam Walker
     2010-04-27 by Robbie Massie
     2014-07-05 by Dave Boboltz
     2015-06-20 by Ben Ryan
     2015-06-21 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2015-07-11 by glen mizenko
     2015-07-18 by Nick Logel
     2015-07-26 by Terry DelliQuadri
     2015-09-06 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2015-09-06 by Albert Wolff
     2015-09-28 by Thomas Checkley (GPS Track)
     2016-08-21 by Bo Saunders
     2016-09-21 by Harvest Mondello
     2017-04-15 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2017-07-23 by William Musser
     2017-07-24 by Jonathan Scislow
     2017-07-24 by Dave Carlson
     2017-08-05 by Beth Lakin (GPS Track)
     2017-08-26 by Andy Habel (GPS Track)
     2018-07-09 by Andrew Karr (GPS Track)
     2019-09-10 by Mike Wright

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Approaching Mount of the Holy Cross (2007-08-13). Photo by Terry Flood.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2111 ft/644 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2111 ft/644 m
  Line Parent: Mount Massive-Far Northwest Peak
  Key Col: 11,894 ft/3625 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 18.41 mi/29.63 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.2, -106.494
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Massive-Far Northwest Peak  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sawatch Range
Range5: Northern Sawatch Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: White River National Forest
Topo MapMount of the Holy Cross O39106d4 1:24,000
First AscentAugust, 1873
    Gardner, James
    Holmes, W.H.
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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Mount of the Holy Cross from the tourist trail (2015-09-21). Photo by Serguei Okountsev.
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Mount of the Holy cross as seen from Holy Cross Ridge (2017-08-27). Photo by Andy Habel.
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