The Sawatch Range peak La Plata means, ""silver"" in Spanish. It is noted for its long northeast ridge, first climbed in 1921 by Colorado College graduate Albert Ellingwood. Elevation 14,336 feet.
La Plata Peak Range: Sawatch Range
Colorado 14er Rank: 5
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