Mount Blaurock Article

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Mount Blaurock
Mount Blaurock is located in Colorado
Mount Blaurock
Mount Blaurock
Highest point
Elevation13,623 ft (4,152 m)  [3] [2]
Prominence436 ft (133 m)  [2]
Isolation1.62 mi (2.61 km)  [2]
Parent peak La Plata Peak [2]
Coordinates 39°00′40″N 106°27′13″W / 39.0111039°N 106.4536381°W / 39.0111039; -106.4536381
MOUNT BLAUROCK Latitude and Longitude:

39°00′40″N 106°27′13″W / 39.0111039°N 106.4536381°W / 39.0111039; -106.4536381
Location Chaffee County, Colorado, U.S. [1]
Parent range Sawatch Range,
Collegiate Peaks [2]
Topo map USGS 7.5' topographic map
Mount Elbert, Colorado [1]

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. [3] [2] [1] 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. [1]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d e "Mount Blaurock". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Mount Blaurock, Colorado". Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  3. ^ a b The elevation of Mount Blaurock includes an adjustment of +1.995 m (+6.55 ft) from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88.

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