Hinsdale County: Uncompahgre Peak
Located in southwest Colorado in the San Juan Mountains, about 49 miles southwest of Gunnison, and 7 miles northwest of Lake City. With the most distinctive profile of any Colorado Fourteener, this highpoint is reached by a day hike across tundra with a short stretch of steep, loose talus near the summit. This eTrail will guide you to the highest point in this Colorado county. Inside you will find clear directions to the trailhead and to the summit. Also included is a detailed historical overview of the county and camping suggestions.
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Trail Statistics & Information
|Nearby City||Lake City|
|Elevation Gain||4,989 ft|
|Season||July - September|
|Trailhead Elevation||9,320 ft|
|Top Elevation||14,309 ft|
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