Lavender Peak


Lavender Peak

Infobox Mountain
Name = Lavender Peak
Elevation = convert|13240|ft|m|0|lk=on [http://www.peakbagger.com/peak.aspx?pid=17448 Lavender Peak on peakbagger.com] (A detailed account of an unofficial re-evaluation of Hesperus and Lavender)]
Location = Colorado, United States
Range = la Plata Mountains, San Juan Mountains, Rocky Mountains
Coordinates = coord|37|26|29|N|108|04|53|W|type:mountain_region:US
Prominence = convert|2860|ft|m|0|abbr=on or convert|420|ft|m|0|abbr=on [http://www.peaklist.org/USlists/COP2000.html Colorado high-prominence peaks on peaklist.org] ] [http://www.listsofjohn.com/Colorado/Prominence/Pro1k.php Colorado high-prominence peaks on listsofjohn.com] ] See the text of the article for a note about the uncertainty in the height and prominence of this peak.]
First ascent=
Easiest route=scramble

Lavender Peak is a peak in the La Plata Mountains, a small subrange of the San Juan Mountains, which in turn are a subrange of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, United States. It lies convert|0.4|mi|km|1|lk=on southeast of the more well-known Hesperus Mountain.

While Hesperus Mountain is usually cited as the high point of the La Plata Mountains, recent measurements indicate that Lavender may be slightly higher. If so, then its prominence is the larger value indicated in the infobox; if not, its prominence is the smaller value.

ee also

*Colorado 4000 meter peaks
*Colorado mountain peaks
*Colorado mountain ranges
*Mountain peaks of Colorado
*Mountain peaks of North America
*Mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountains
*Mountain peaks of the United States
*Southern Rocky Mountains

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