La Plata Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 1816 ft, 554 m

Elevation: 14,336 feet, 4370 meters

True Isolation: 6.2 mi, 9.97 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,343 ft / 4372 m
SubpeaksLa Plata Peak-East Peak (14,160 ft/4316 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 1' 46'' N, 106° 28' 23'' W
39.029396, -106.472921 (Dec Deg)
372507 E 4321071 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionChaffee

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Lists that contain La Plata Peak:
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #48)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #5)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #5)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #5)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #29)
     Colorado Mountain Club Fourteeners (Rank #5)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #5)
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #8)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #29)
     Top 10 Elevation Grid for U.S. States (Rank #18)

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

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 371
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 348)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-09-03 by Roger Dellinger
     2008-07-12 by David Foster
     2009-08-13 by Alex Odenwalder
     2011-10-04 by Paul McClellan (GPS Track)
     2012-07-18 by Jeff Armstrong
     2012-10-01 by Paul Barish (Unsuccessful)
     2012-11-07 by Hannah Wilner
     2012-11-09 by Paul Barish (Unsuccessful)
     2012-11-10 by Paul Barish (Unsuccessful)
     2013-08-05 by Paul Barish
     2014-09-06 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2015-08-16 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2015-09-07 by Rob Anthony
     2016-08-10 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2016-08-31 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)
     2017-03-18 by Matt Whittaker
     2017-06-24 by Dan Hildebrand
     2017-06-24 by William Musser
     2017-07-23 by Mike Kernstock (GPS Track)
     2017-08-11 by Mike Wright
     2017-08-20 by Andy Habel (GPS Track)
     2017-09-02 by Naresh Satyan
     2018-04-09 by Michele Arnold (Unsuccessful)
     2018-07-25 by Dennis Stewart
     2018-08-11 by Zackary Michek (GPS Track)
     2018-08-30 by Michele Arnold
     2019-04-20 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)

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Upper reaches of La Plata Peak (2006-08-15). Photo by Joseph Del Grosso.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1816 ft/554 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1856 ft/566 m
  Line Parent: Mount Harvard
  Key Col: 12,520 ft/3816 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.2 mi/9.97 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.1167, -106.4458
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Elbert  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sawatch Range
Range5: Collegiate Peaks
Range6: La Plata-Grizzly Area (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsArkansas
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Pike and San Isabel National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Collegiate Peaks Wilderness Area
Topo MapMount Elbert O39106a4 1:24,000
First AscentJuly 26, 1873
William Byers
James Gardner
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Sea of peaks from Mt. Elbert with La Plata at center (1997-07). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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