"West Crestone"

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"West Crestone"

Postby DaveLanders » Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:20 pm

I found a "new" 14er subpeak the other day. Just west of Crestone Peak, there is a summit with an interpolated elevation of 14100' (just above the "a" in the label "Crestone Peak"), and 120' of prominence (the saddle is ~13980', under the "k" in the label "Crestone Peak"). Since this has more prominence than some of the other subpeaks on the list, I think it deserves consideration for being added to the list.

I haven't climbed this, so I have no idea how hard it is.
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Re: "West Crestone"

Postby John Kirk » Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:32 pm

I agree about the prominence, but the issue with including it is that the peak is not listed in any print references (Gerry's book, for example), whereas the others are.
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