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Mount Werner, Steamboat Springs

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Mount Werner is a mountain summit in the Park Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 10570ft peak is located in Routt National Forest, 7.4km east-southeast (bearing 107°) of the City of Steamboat Springs in Routt County, Colorado, United States. The mountain was renamed in 1964 in honor of skier Buddy Werner.
Mount Werner is 150mi northwest of Denver. The mountain reaches a height of 10570ft above sea level and has a base elevation of 6900ft, for a vertical rise of 3670ft. It has five peaks (from lowest to highest), Christie Peak, Thunderhead Peak, Sunshine Peak, Storm Peak, and Mount Werner.
Formerly known as Storm Mountain, it was renamed in 1965 in honor of Buddy Werner, an Olympian from Steamboat Springs who was killed in an avalanche in Switzerland in April 1964.
Mount Werner stands within the watershed of the Yampa River, which drains into the Green River, the Colorado River, and thence into the Gulf of California in Mexico.
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  • Can't miss Mt. Werner with its' dominating presence. Lots to do around it but it provides beautiful views in the summer.  more »
  • Beautiful mountain, views, weather. Awesome skiing and snowboarding. Our family has had a great time and would recommend to anyone!!  more »
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