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 Information Entries for Little Bear Peak and Name History

Name History (Little Bear Peak)

Title: Naming of Little Bear Peak

Entered by: 14erFred

Added: 05/14/2010, Last Updated: 05/14/2010

Sources: Hart, J.L.J. (1977). Fourteen thousand feet: A history of the naming and early ascents of the high Colorado peaks (Second Edition). Denver, CO: The Colorado Mountain Club.

Until 1916, Little Bear was known as "West Peak," because of its location just west of Blanca Peak. The mountain's official name was taken from a creek and lake on its west slopes.
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