MISSOURI MOUNTAIN IS 4290 METERS (14,074 FT) TALL, MAKING IT ONE OF THE 96 14ERS IN THE U.S., AND ONE OF THE 58 14ERS IN COLORADO. THIS MOUNTAIN SUMMIT IS LOCATED IN THE COLLEGIATE PEAKS OF THE SAWATCH RANGE OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS. IT IS A NORTH AMERICAN MOUNTAIN, NEAR THE TOWN OF BUENA VISTA IN CHAFFEE COUNTY.
The standard and most popular route is 11 miles long, it’s across the Northwest Ridge from the Missouri Gulch Trail. Mountaineers call it a wonderful hike with incredible views. The mountain offers many opportunities for technical climbing in the Sawatch Range.
WE HAVE A NUMBER OF ARTICLES AND RESOURCES ABOUT the colorado 14ers AND OTHER MOUNTAINS:
Includes history, geography and a climbing and trekking guide to this Colorado fourteener.
Includes a history and geography of the 14ers as well as a list of some of the main 14 thousanders in Colorado.
Browse a list of books about the Colorado fourteeners, including guidebooks, maps and adventure stories.
Our in depth guide to the Rockies and its famous peaks.
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