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Sierra Blanca

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointBlanca Peak (14,345 ft/4372 m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesColorado
Area1,094 sq mi / 2,833 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent40 mi / 65 km North-South
70 mi / 113 km East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 38' N; 105° 9' W
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Map of Sierra Blanca
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Sierra Blanca.
Sangre de Cristo RangeLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Sangre de Cristo RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Wet MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Sierra BlancaLevel 5
         Culebra RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Taos MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cimarron RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Sangre de Cristo Range of NMLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Santa Fe MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Sierra Blanca

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Blanca Peak14,3454372 
2.Ellingwood Point14,0424280 
3.Mount Lindsey14,0424280 
4.Little Bear Peak14,0374278 
5.California Peak13,8494221 
6.Huerfano Peak13,8284215 
7.Hamilton Peak13,6584163 
8.Peak 1364013,640+4157+ 
9.Peak 1357713,5774138 
10.Twin Peaks13,560+4133+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Sierra Blanca

Blanca Peak

Blanca Peak lords over the open expanses of the San Luis Valley.
Little Bear Peak
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Little Bear Peak and Lake Como (1984-06-12). Photo by John Vitz.
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Twin Peaks
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From Twin Peaks, one sees CO 14ers Ellingwood Point foreground,and Blanca Peak and Lindsey in the background (2014-08-10). Photo by William Musser.
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