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Blanca Peak, Colorado


Prominence: 5326 ft, 1623 m

Elevation: 14,345 feet, 4372 meters


True Isolation: 103.37 mi, 166.36 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,351 ft / 4374 m
SubpeaksBlanca Peak-Northeast Slope (14,320 ft/4365 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 34' 39'' N; 105° 29' 8'' W
37.577491, -105.485649 (Dec Deg)
457118E 4159049N Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/Second Level RegionAlamosa (Highest Point)
Costilla (Highest Point)
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Other Web Sites
     SummitPost.org Page for Blanca Peak
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Alamosa, CO by Ken Akerman
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Alamosa, CO by Adam Helman
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Alamosa, CO by Dave Covill
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Alamosa, CO by Kevin Baker
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Costilla, CO by David Covill

Lists that contain Blanca Peak:
     Sacred Navajo Mountains (Rank #1)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #4)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #5)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #5)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #5)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #5)
     USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #5)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #6)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #9)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #11)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #29)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 100 miles of Isolation (Rank #39)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #39)
     USA Lower 48 Top 100 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #46)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #46)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 5000 feet of Prominence (Rank #46)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #49)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Colorado's Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs (Roach)
       A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners (Borneman, Lampert)
       Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1966-07-15 by Larry Versaw
     1982 by Jonathan Graber
     2001-06-13 by Petter Bjørstad
     2003-07-14 by Joe Lavelle
     2004-09-02 by Chris Jaquet
     2005-09-09 by Mountain Man Henry The (Unsuccessful)
     2006-07-22 by Brian Kalet
     2006-07-22 by Nathan Duval
     2007-08-04 by Cynthia Nemcik (Unsuccessful)
     2008-06-19 by Patrick Lilly
     2008-10-04 by Matthias Ihl
     2010-08-15 by Peter Blaser
     2010-09-04 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2012-07-23 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2012-08-24 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2012-08-24 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2012-08-24 by Hannah Wilner
     2013-07-05 by Alan Bernier
     2013-08-23 by Daryn Dodge

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Blanca Peak lords over the open expanses of the San Luis Valley.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 5326 ft/1623 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 5326 ft/1623 m
  Line Parent: Mount Harvard
  Key Col: Poncha Pass    9019 ft/2749 m
Isolation103.37 mi/166.36 km
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Harvard  (NNW)
Isolation Limit Point: 38° 55' 28'' N; 106° 19' 8'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range (Highest Point)
Range5: Sierra Blanca (Highest Point)
Drainage Basins
Rio Grande (HP)
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Arkansas
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Rio Grande National Forest (Highest Point)
Topo MapBlanca Peak O37105e4 1:24,000
First AscentAugust 14, 1874
Frank Carpenter
Gilbert Thompson
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