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Rank
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44 of 53
Elevation ...................................................14,037'
Range ...................................................Sangre de Cristo
County ...................................................Alamosa, Costilla
Lat/Long ...................................................37º 34' 00" N, 105º 29' 48" W
37.566624, 105.497162

Variant Names ...................................................West 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, Ellingwood Point, 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 ...................................................
West Ridge and Southwest Face
Difficulty:   Class 4 
Trailhead: Lake Como (Blanca Peak)
Trailhead Elev.: 8,000 feet
Elevation Gain: 6,200 feet
Trip Length: 14 miles
Exposure: More serious exposure that could result in serious injury or death if you fell. Moving past the area will require some scrambling or short technical moves. 4


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