Lavender Peak (Colorado)

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Lavender Peak
Lavender Peak is located in Colorado
Lavender Peak
Lavender Peak
Elevation 13,233 ft (4,033 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 388 ft (118 m)[1]
Location Montezuma County, Colorado, U.S.
Range La Plata Mountains
Coordinates 37°26′29″N 108°04′52″W / 37.44139°N 108.08111°W / 37.44139; -108.08111Coordinates: 37°26′29″N 108°04′52″W / 37.44139°N 108.08111°W / 37.44139; -108.08111[1]
Topo map USGS La Plata
Easiest route Scramble

Lavender Peak, elevation 13,233 ft (4,033 m), is a summit in the La Plata Mountains, a small subrange of the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. The peak lies 0.4 miles (0.6 km) southeast of the more well-known Hesperus Mountain in the San Juan National Forest. Lavender Peak was named after Dwight Garrigues Lavender, the author of a climbing guide to the San Juan Mountains.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "Lavender Peak, Colorado". Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  2. ^ "Lavender Peak". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-24.