elbert, mount


elbert, mount

mountain in Lake county, Colorado, U.S., whose peak is the highest point (14,433 feet [4,399 metres]) in Colorado and in the American Rocky Mountains. Mount Elbert lies 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Leadville, in the Sawatch Range and the White River National Forest. Laced with well-maintained hiking trails, the heavily visited mountain is renowned for its many false summits and spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

Learn more about Elbert, Mount with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: elbert mt.
Next Definition: elberta
Words Near: elbert, mount
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for elbert, mount
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing elbert, mount
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature