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Rank
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Elevation ...................................................14,421'
Range ...................................................Sawatch
County ...................................................Lake
Lat/Long ...................................................39º 11' 14" N, 106º 28' 29" W
39.187298, 106.475548

Variant Names ...................................................-
Location ...................................................Massive is just north of Mt. Elbert (14,433') and west of Leadville off of U.S. 24.
Nearby Towns ...................................................Leadville and Aspen
Nearby 14ers ...................................................Mt. Elbert
History ...................................................Named by Henry Gannett in 1873 as part of the HaydenSurvey of the American West. First recorded ascent in 1863 by Henry Gannett.
Maps ...................................................USGS Quads: Mt. Massive, Mt. Elbert
Trails Illustrated: #127
Road Access ...................................................2WD access to 10,100' from the south (Halfmoon Creek Road to Mt. Massive Trailhead)
4WD access to 10,500' from the southwest (Halfmoon Creek Road)
Click here for trailhead directions and status
Standard Route ...................................................
East Slopes
Difficulty:   Class 2 
Trailhead: Mt. Massive
Trailhead Elev.: 10,080 feet
Elevation Gain: 4,500 feet
Trip Length: 15 miles
Exposure: Mild exposure very close to the route. Route options may be limited but you should be able to walk past the exposure area. 2


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