Mount Richthofen Summit Trail Colorado

Mount Richthofen is the highest summit of the Never Summer Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 12,945-foot peak is located 5.6 miles northwest by west of Milner Pass, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide separating the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness in Rocky Mountain National Park and Gran…
Mount Richthofen is the highest summit of the Never Summer Mountains range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The prominent 12,945-foot peak is located 5.6 miles northwest by west of Milner Pass, Colorado, United States, on the Continental Divide separating the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness in Rocky Mountain National Park and Grand County from Routt National Forest and Jackson County. The mountain was named in honor of pioneering German geologist Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen, apparently by Clarence King's 1870 survey team.
  • Elevation: 12,945 ft (3,946 m)
  • Location: Continental Divide between Rocky Mountain National Park in Grand County and Jackson County, Colorado, United States
  • Prominence: 2,680 ft (817 m)
  • Isolation: 9.66 mi (15.55 km)
  • Listing: Colorado prominent summits · Colorado range high points
  • Etymology: Ferdinand von Richthofen
  • Parent range: Highest summit of the · Never Summer Mountains
Data from: en.wikipedia.org