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West Spanish Peak, Colorado


Prominence: 3666 ft, 1117 m

Elevation: 13,626 feet, 4153 meters


True Isolation: 19.87 mi, 31.98 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 13,631 ft / 4154 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)37° 22' 32'' N, 104° 59' 36'' W
37.375588, -104.993396 (Dec Deg)
500585 E 4136539 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
State/ProvinceColorado
County/Second Level RegionHuerfano
Las Animas (Highest Point)
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Other Web Sites
     West Spanish Peak at SummitPost.org
     West Spanish Peak at ListsOfJohn.com
     Weather for West Spanish Peak at Mountain-Forecast.com
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Las Animas, CO by David Olson
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Las Animas, CO by Gary Swing
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Las Animas, CO by Dave Covill
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Las Animas, CO by Patrick Thornley
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Las Animas, CO by Kevin Baker
     CoHP.org Trip Report for Las Animas, CO by SueAnn Miller and Frank Price

Weather and Snow
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     NOAA Snow Depth Map

Lists that contain West Spanish Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #195)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #183)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #32)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #39)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #102)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #32)
     Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #12)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #39)
     Colorado County High Points (Rank #23)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs in Lower 48 (Rank #27)
     Colorado Wilderness High Points (Rank #14)
     Fifty Highest CoHPs (Rank #34)
     Colorado County Prominence Peaks (Rank #13)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2002-05-31 by Scott Surgent
     2008-10-28 by Sharon Crawford
     2011-07-02 by Jonathan Garner
     2012-06-23 by Richard Oestreicher
     2012-09-07 by Paul Dent
     2012-10-28 by Susan Paul (GPS Track)
     2014-07-13 by Victor Mariano
     2015-08-07 by Leon Engle
     2017-07-07 by Zack Lewis (GPS Track)
     2017-07-26 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2017-09-16 by Jon Pilarski (GPS Track)
     2017-11-05 by Jordyn Ferguson
     2018-08-09 by Dan Lewis (Unsuccessful)
     2018-09-02 by Rob Anthony
     2018-09-16 by Rob Anthony
     2018-10-03 by Kade Carthel

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (106 total)

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Above treeline on the West Peak Trail, West Spanish Peak (2018-08-09). Photo by Dan Lewis.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3666 ft/1117 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 3706 ft/1129 m
  Key Col: Cucharas Pass    9960 ft/3036 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 19.87 mi/31.98 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 37.1263, -105.174227
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Culebra Peak  (SSW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Sangre de Cristo Range
Range5: Culebra Range
Range6: Spanish Peaks (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsArkansas
Mississippi
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Pike and San Isabel National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Spanish Peaks Wilderness Area (Highest Point)
Topo MapSpanish Peaks O37104d8 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Approaching 12,500 feet on West Spanish Peak (2018-08-09). Photo by Dan Lewis.
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view of West Spanish Peak from West Peak trail accessed at Cordova Pass. Pictured is the "easy" part of the hike to summit (2009-08). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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West Peak in fall colors viewed from FS road to Blue Lake (1992-09). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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West Spanish Peak morning after snow dusting in early June 2002 (2002-06). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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