Wetterhorn Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 1615 ft, 492 m

Elevation: 14,015 feet, 4272 meters

True Isolation: 2.71 mi, 4.35 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,021 ft / 4274 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 3' 38'' N, 107° 30' 39'' W
38.060689, -107.510915 (Dec Deg)
279713 E 4215525 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionHinsdale

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Lists that contain Wetterhorn Peak:
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #59)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #49)
     Customary Western USA Fourteeners (Rank #66) Colorado Fourteeners (Rank #53)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #83)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #99)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #49)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #83)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #49)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #49)
     Colorado Thirteeners (Rank #49)
     Colorado Peaks with 1000 feet of Prominence (Rank #133)

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

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 379
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 347)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1986-07-02 by John Graham
     1996-07-21 by Larry Versaw
     2001-07-05 by Petter Bjørstad
     2002-07-04 by Bob Bolton
     2002-07-27 by Joe Lavelle
     2007-07-09 by Dave Boboltz
     2008-07-02 by Patrick Lilly
     2009-07-02 by David Foster
     2011-07-02 by Donnie Puckle
     2014-07-06 by Hannah Wilner
     2014-08-31 by J Thornton
     2015-06-30 by Valerie Norton (GPS Track)
     2015-07-30 by BMS 914 (GPS Track)
     2016-07-08 by Whiley Hall
     2016-09-08 by Stav Basis
     2017-08-06 by Ben Ryan
     2017-08-26 by Mike Kernstock (GPS Track)
     2018-08-07 by Ndirish35 Ndirish35
     2019-08-04 by Jim Alt (GPS Track)
     2019-08-10 by Jeremy McGuire
     2019-09-21 by Mike Wright
     2020-07-11 by William Musser (GPS Track)
     2020-07-29 by Michele Arnold
     2020-08-07 by Scott Burns
     2020-09-20 by Stan Barlow (GPS Track)
     2021-05-15 by Cooper Eitel (Unsuccessful)
     2021-05-23 by Kristen Kennedy (Unsuccessful)
     2021-05-23 by Tyler King (Unsuccessful)
     2021-07-15 by Cooper Eitel
     2021-07-19 by Joseph McGrath
     2021-07-23 by Benjamin Kiser
     2021-07-23 by Jesse Sumrak
     2021-08-13 by Whiley Hall (GPS Track)

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Sunrise on Wetterhorn (2017-10-14). Photo by Eli Boardman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1615 ft/492 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1655 ft/504 m
  Line Parent: Uncompahgre Peak
  Key Col: 12,400 ft/3780 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.71 mi/4.35 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 38.0717, -107.4633
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Uncompahgre Peak  (ENE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: San Juan Mountains
Range5: North-Central San Juan Mountains
Drainage BasinsGunnison
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-Gunnison National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Uncompahgre Wilderness Area
Topo MapWetterhorn Peak O38107a5 1:24,000
First Ascent1906
    Barnard, George
    Smedley, C.
    Smedley, W.P.
    Utter, D.
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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A reprieve from the exposed gully climb on Wetterhorn (2020-07-11). Photo by Dan Connors.
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