Mount Blaurock

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Mount Blaurock
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Mount Blaurock
Highest point
Elevation 13,623 ft (4,152 m) [1] [2]
Prominence 436 ft (133 m) [2]
Parent peak La Plata Peak [2]
Isolation 1.62 mi (2.61 km) [2]
Coordinates 39°00′40″N106°27′13″W / 39.0111039°N 106.4536381°W / 39.0111039; -106.4536381 Coordinates: 39°00′40″N106°27′13″W / 39.0111039°N 106.4536381°W / 39.0111039; -106.4536381 [3]
Geography
Location Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S. [3]
Parent range Sawatch Range,
Collegiate Peaks [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Elbert, Colorado [3]

Mount Blaurock is a high mountain summit of the Collegiate Peaks in the Sawatch Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 13,623-foot (4,152 m) thirteener is located in San Isabel National Forest, 21.1 miles (33.9 km) northwest by west (bearing 307°) of the Town of Buena Vista in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. [1] [2] [3] Mount Blaurock was named in honor of Carl Blaurock, a co-founder of the Colorado Mountain Club and one of the first two persons to climb all of Colorado's fourteeners. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 The elevation of Mount Blaurock includes an adjustment of +1.995 m (+6.55 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Mount Blaurock, Colorado". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 "Mount Blaurock". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey . Retrieved November 5, 2014.