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Mount Eolus  Colorado   #12532
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / US Rockies / Colorado Rockies / Needle Mountains

Height: 4292 m <- 14083 feet
Prominence?: 665 m  
Line Parent?: Uncompahgre Peak (51.9 km away, at bearing 16 degrees)
Greater Parent: Uncompahgre Peak (52.0 km away)

Location:   37.62176,-107.62273     37:37:18, -107:37:22   13S 268533 4167085 (39 km SE of Telluride).   AreaCode: DK77/GG22
This peak is #34 on the Height List for Colorado . This peak is #68 in Prominence List for Colorado .Mount Eolus is located in the Needle Mountains in southwest Colorado. The standard approach is a trail along Needle Creek. The trail starts at Neddleton which can be reached by passenger train from Durango. The trail goes to Chicago Basin and then climbs to Twin Lakes. From here, gain the north ridge of Mount Eolus and follow an exposed Class 3 route to the summit.

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2012.04.04 Actual Height of USGS Benchmarks versus heights. Robin Tivy
 

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