Wetterhorn and Uncompahgre Peaks, Lake City

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  • My family just hiked both these peaks last week (youngest: 19, oldest: 53). Some of us are okay with exposure; others not so much. But in spite of the fact that it's been a very dry summer in...  more »
  • This is a must see if you are the area. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The majesty of the mountains is awe inspiring!  more »
  • 6th highest peak in Colorado with a class 2 trail to the top. There is only on somewhat tricky section near the summit, where you go up a cliff band that is similar to a slippery staircase cuz there’s tiny pebbles and dirt on top of slanted rocks. Other than that, the trail from Nellie Creek is wonderful. The view from the summit is incredible and the north face is one of the most impressive cliff faces I’ve ever seen.
  • This is a fairly mild 14er. It is also one of the most beautiful that I have summited! I would do this one again and again. The flowers, the views, the experience, culminated into all the things that keep me in this breathtaking state.

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