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Rank
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42 of 53
Elevation ...................................................14,042'
Range ...................................................Sangre de Cristo
County ...................................................Alamosa, Huerfano
Lat/Long ...................................................37º 34' 57" N, 105º 29' 31" W
37.582508, 105.492569

Variant Names ...................................................Ellingwood Peak
Location ...................................................In the Sangre de Cristo range near the town of Alamosa. Blanca, Little Bear, Ellingwood and Mt. Lindsey (14,042') form a large group of peaks east of the Great Sand Dunes.
Nearby Towns ...................................................Fort Garland, Blanca and Alamosa
Nearby 14ers ...................................................Blanca Peak, Little Bear Peak, Mt. Lindsey
History ...................................................-
Maps ...................................................USGS Quads: Blanca Peak, Mosca Pass
Trails Illustrated: #138
Road Access ...................................................2WD access to 8,000' from the west via the Lake Como Road (off of Colorado 150).
4WD access to approx. 10,000' via the Lake Como Road.
Severe 4WD (heavy modified vehicles or ATV only) access to 12,000' above Lake Como (via the Lake Como Road).
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Standard Route ...................................................
South Face
Difficulty:   Difficult Class 2 
Trailhead: Lake Como (Blanca Peak)
Trailhead Elev.: 8,000 feet
Elevation Gain: 6,200 feet
Trip Length: 17 miles
Exposure: Mild exposure very close to the route. Route options may be limited but you should be able to walk past the exposure area. 2


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