from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A mountain, 4,284.6 m (14,048 ft) high, in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado.
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- n. a mountain peak in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado (14,048 feet high)
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LAKE CITY - The two hikers rounded the last big curve on the trail winding down American Basin from Handies Peak and at a sprightly pace, continued toward the parking lot a half-mile away.
Mount Belford was the toughest, Mount Massive took the longest, Handies Peak is her favorite because of the abundance of wildflowers; she climbed Lincoln, Democrat and Bross all in the same day.
Other proposed sites include 72,000 acres on Handies Peak in southwest Colorado's San Juan Mountains and about 65,000 acres on Sewemup Mesa near Grand Junction in western Colorado.
It has a total elevation gain of 33,000 feet and crosses the top of 14,048-foot Handies Peak.