La Plata Peak Colorado #12469
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / US Rockies / Colorado Rockies
Height: 4370 m <- 14336 feet
Prominence?: 560 m
Line Parent?: Mount Harvard (17.6 km away, at bearing 132 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Harvard (18.0 km away)
Location: 39.02932,-106.47314 39:01:46, -106:28:23 13S 372488 4321063 (29 km SW of Leadville). AreaCode: DK96/AE27
| This peak is #5 on the Height List for Colorado .La Plata Peak is the fifth highest mountain in Colorado. The standard approach starts from a campground on Highway 82. An old mining road climbs toward Sayers Peak from where La Plata Peak is an exposed hike.|
As of 2012.04.03, the height on the google maps is 14361 feet, but it seems the USGS says that was a "slip up" and it should be 14336 feet. (See mountain notes for this peak). Therefore we changed it to that, because on the old maps that was the height.
That brings Bivouac into agreement with the other databases shoing 4370m.
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2012.04.04 USGS Height of La Plata is 14,336 not 14,361 Robin Tivy
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