Mount Sherman (Fourteener), CO

US Forest Service

Mount Sherman (Fourteener)

Mount Sherman, in the middle of the north to south-trending Mosquito Range, is a rounded 14,036 foot high peak. This mountain, usually considered one of the easiest of Colorado's 54 Fourteeners, is...[more]




Take U.S. Hwy 24 through downtown Leadville to the southern end of town. Turn east onto Monroe Street and drive 0.2 miles. Turn right (south) on Lake County 2 (Toledo Street). Follow CR2 onto a paved road for approximately 3,8 miles to a fork in the road. Turn left at a "rough road" sign, on a dirt road. Continue 3.0 miles up into Iowa Gulch to the Trailhead. The Trailhead is approximately 7 miles from U.S. 24 in Leadville and is unmarked. Park in front of the concrete blocks. The trail is through a black tailings pile up the side of the hill to a saddle. Sherman is on the left and Sheridan is right of the saddle.

Remember, this is on private land. Misuse of this trail could lead to closure. Please, respect private property.

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