What is the tallest mountain in the Rocky Mountains?
Mount Elbert in Colorado is the tallest mountain in the Rocky Mountain's main chain at 14440 feet above sea level.
I'm open to challenge on this, but the Rocky Mountains, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Cascade Mountains are essentially tied for second tallest. I think the Sierra Nevada Mountains may technically be the tallest by a smidgin but what's 65 feet when your talking about 14,500. For general interest the Alaska Range is the tallest by a wide margin.
The tallest mountain range in the U.S. is Alaska Range, which is where the tallest mountain in the U.S. is located. Mount McKinley, also known as Denali, has an elevation of 20,320 feet. The longest mountain range in the U.S. is the Rocky Mountains. The range stretches nearly 3000 miles from British Columbia, Canada to New Mexico, USA.
The Rocky mountains dwarf the Appalachians by altitude; the tallest mountain in the Appalachian mountain range is Mount Mitchell at 6,684 feet/2,037 meters. By contrast, the highest peak in the Rockies is Mount Elbert at 14,440 feet/4,401 m meters, more than twice the elevation of Mount Mitchell. Some theories suggest that the Appalachians were, hundreds of millions of years ago, the tallest mountain chain on the planet, taller even than the present-day Himalayas, but that…
The tallest mountain in North America is Mt. McKinley.The tallest mountain in South America Aconcagua. The tallest mountain in Asia is Mt. Everest.The tallest mountain in Europe is Mount Elbrus. The tallest mountain in Africa is Mt. Kilimanjaro. The tallest mountain in Australia is Mount Kosciuszko. The tallest mountain in Antarctica is Vinson Massif.