Mount Bancroft is a 12,044 feet (3,671 m) peak in Grand and Clear Creek counties. It is located west of the town of Empire, within a group of mountain peaks called the James Group that also includes Mount Flora, Mount Eva, Parry Peak, James Peak, and Colorado Mines Peak.
Mount Bancroft is named for Dr. Frederick J. Bancroft, who is noted for his work in public health and the state's history. The summit was named for the doctor at the request of his son, George Jarvis Bancroft (1873-1945). The decision by the United States Geological Survey to name the summit Mount Bancroft was made on March 7, 1906. Below the summit is Lake Caroline, named for his granddaughter, Caroline Bancroft.
By elevation Mount Bancroft is
# 52 out of 1075 in the Front Range # 10 out of 174 in Grand County # 23 out of 102 in Clear Creek County # 3 out of 11 in James Peak Wilderness Area # 3 out of 6 in James Peak Protection Area
By prominence Mount Bancroft is
# 61 out of 102 in Clear Creek County # 6 out of 11 in James Peak Wilderness Area # 6 out of 6 in James Peak Protection Area
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