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Mt. Belford / Mt. Oxford
Elevation: 14,197 / 14,153 feet
Mileage: 11 miles
Vertical Gain: 5,900 feet
Route: West Slopes

August 17th, 2002

Mount Belford and Mt. Oxford are located in the heart of Colorado's Sawatch Range between Leadville and Buena Vista. Access to the Missouri Gulch Trailhead is obtained by traveling 19 miles south of the US 24 - West 6th street junction in Leadville. Turn off US 24 at the Vicksburg exit and follow County Road 390 for 8 miles to the trailhead. The road is passable for cars.

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