La Plata Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointHesperus Mountain (13,232 ft/4033 m)
CountriesUnited States
Area1,006 sq mi / 2,606 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent44 mi / 71 km North-South
38 mi / 61 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 20' N; 108° 10' W
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Map of La Plata Mountains
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the La Plata Mountains.
San Juan MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         San Miguel MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         West-Central San Juan MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         North-Central San Juan MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         La Plata MountainsLevel 5
         Needle MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         East-Central San Juan MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         La Garita MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern San Juan MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Tusas MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the La Plata Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Hesperus Mountain13,2324033 
2.Lavender Peak13,2284032 
3.Mount Moss13,1924021 
4.Babcock Peak13,1614011 
5.Spiller Peak13,1234000 
6.Centennial Peak13,0623981 
7.Diorite Peak12,7613890 
8.Lewis Mountain12,680+3865+ 
9.Burwell Peak12,6643860 
10.Snowstorm Peak12,5113813 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the La Plata Mountains

Perins Peak
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Perins Peak Photo by Dale York.
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