Uncompahgre Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 4277 ft, 1303 m

Elevation: 14,309 feet, 4361 meters

True Isolation: 85.01 mi, 136.81 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,315 ft / 4363 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 4' 18'' N, 107° 27' 44'' W
38.071653, -107.462165 (Dec Deg)
284023 E 4216628 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHinsdale (Highest Point)

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     Weather for Uncompahgre Peak at Trip Report for Hinsdale, CO by David Olson Trip Report for Hinsdale, CO by Kevin Baker

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Lists that contain Uncompahgre Peak:
     USA Lower 48 Top 400 Peaks by Prominence (Rank #109)
     USA Lower 48 Range5 High Points (Rank #6)
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #10)
     USA Lower 48 Peaks with 4000 feet of Prominence (Rank #109)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #49)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #6)
     Western USA Peaks with 25 miles of Isolation (Rank #30)
     Western Contiguous USA CoHPs (Rank #9)
     Western USA CoHPs (Rank #14)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #6)
     USA Lower 48 Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #7)
     USA Lower 48 Range4 High Points (Rank #5)
     2000-foot Prominence CoHPs - 48 States (Rank #72)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #6)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #30)
     U.S. National Forest High Points (Rank #4)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet - 48 States (Rank #9)
     U.S. County High Points over 13,000 feet (Rank #14)
     Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #6)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Colorado's Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs (Roach)
       A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners (Borneman, Lampert)
       Hiking Colorado's Summits (Mitchler, Covill)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 328
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 307)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1996-07-21 by Larry Versaw
     2002-07-27 by Joe Lavelle
     2005-09-04 by glen mizenko
     2009-06-18 by Patrick Lilly
     2009-07-04 by David Foster
     2009-09-04 by Adam Walker
     2010-07-03 by Donnie Puckle
     2012-08-15 by Dan Quinlan (GPS Track)
     2013-07-05 by Bo Saunders
     2014-07-05 by Hannah Wilner
     2014-09-14 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2015-06-29 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2015-07-29 by Eric Kassan (GPS Track)
     2015-07-29 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2016-11-19 by Ben Ryan
     2018-07-07 by William Musser
     2018-07-28 by Timothy Hutchings (GPS Track)
     2018-08-06 by Ndirish35 Ndirish35
     2018-09-10 by Denise Mclellan
     2019-07-28 by Jim Alt (GPS Track)
     2019-09-07 by J Thornton
     2019-10-17 by Tom Gathright (GPS Track)

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Uncompahgre from the west (1984-06-18). Photo by John Vitz.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4277 ft/1303 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 4277 ft/1303 m
  Line Parent: Mount Harvard
  Key Col: Cochetopa Pass    10,032 ft/3058 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 85.01 mi/136.81 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.029118, -106.47398
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    La Plata Peak  (NE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: San Juan Mountains (Highest Point)
Range5: North-Central San Juan Mountains (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsGunnison (HP)
Colorado (HP)
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-Gunnison National Forest (Highest Point)
Topo MapUncompahgre Peak O38107a4 1:24,000
First Ascent1874
    Rhoda, Franklin
    Wilson, Allen D.
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Other Photos

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The vertical fall from the top of this 14er is like no other (2018-07-07). Photo by William Musser.
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Looking NW from summit (2018-07-24). Photo by Eric Smith.
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