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sevenviiUncompaghre from Matterhorn Creek TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2011


A couple of the folks hiking with us didnt have 4wd so we did this route from the Matterhorn creek TH. It was a bit longer and more elevation than doing it from the 4wd spot on Nellie, but I think it offers a more pleasant and scenic approach? Very cool peak, with views to kill for. The San Juans are pretty amazing.
Posted Aug 9, 2011 9:21 am

HyadventureFrom Matterhorn TH  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2011


A two'fer with Wetterhorn from the Matterhorn Basin.
Posted Jul 5, 2011 6:13 pm

Matt LemkeGreat June day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

Matt Lemke

From Matterhorn Creek TH...went up and over the pass below Matterhorn Peak and around the peak and up the south ridge. We descended the SW coulier with a partial Glissade.
Posted Jun 28, 2011 6:38 pm

REMNellie Creek Trailhead  Sucess!
Climbed with Richard S.
Posted Jun 24, 2011 10:41 pm

Tjohn67238A group hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2010


I was from out of state and was very fortunate to partner up with 9 others to summit this mtn. The pre-dawn ride to the upper TH was unforgettable! It was a fun, successful day. For me though, it went too fast!
Posted Jun 19, 2011 8:22 pm

Jeremy HakesGreat big mountain  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2002

Jeremy Hakes

Beautiful setting.
Posted Apr 18, 2011 2:08 pm

CastillejaMiniataBagged with others.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2010


I did this one on a beautiful summer weekend in conjunction with Wetterhorn, Matterhorn, and Broken Hill, south across the valley from Uncompahgre. I subsequently bushwhacked down a southwards creek gully from Broken Hill back to my car.
Posted Feb 12, 2011 12:05 am

centrifugestandard route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 26, 2010


its a nice lookin mountain, fun and straightforward hike
Posted Jan 13, 2011 7:31 am

thatnissanguySan Juan Backpacking  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2010


Done along with 5 other 14ers during a week long backpacking trip in the San Juans. Hitched to the beginning of the 4wd road and hiked in from there.
Posted Dec 20, 2010 9:00 pm

KieferHard earned summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 12, 2010


This is really weird, I climbed this peak EXACTLY 11 months ago, same day following the tracks of the same person (Ken Nolan). --que Twilight Zone music... ;o)

A hard day out under very windy, snowy conditions. Summit was covered in rime and by the time we left, so were we. 18 people attempted this trip (14ers.com) and 11 of us summitted.
Posted Dec 13, 2010 1:24 pm

ScottUncompahgre  Sucess!


November 2001.
Posted Oct 24, 2010 7:03 pm

PhenomenalWomanBeautifully Abandoned  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 28, 2010


Camped at the Nellie Creek TH, hiked in the blazing sun passing only two other hikers all day. Beautiful summit views of Wetterhorn and Matterhorn close by, and American Basin in the distance. One of my favorite areas...
Posted Sep 30, 2010 7:00 pm

EleutherosNobody on the Trail... Crystal Clear Skies  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 28, 2010


If you want to escape the crowds and see aspens blazing yellow, hike Uncompahgre on a weekday in late September. Especially enjoyed throwing large boulders off the cliff from the summit. Awesome.
Posted Sep 30, 2010 6:55 pm

billscherzMatterhorn Creek  Sucess!


A nice day hike from a camp above Matterhorn Creek
Posted Sep 26, 2010 7:22 pm

tomlaurenEast Slopes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2010


Climbed the east slopes from the Matterhorn Creek Trailhead. The hike was long but otherwise easy. The weather was perfect. On the summit there was no wind, and one could not see any clouds in any direction as far as one could see.
Posted Aug 7, 2010 6:27 pm

metal4lyfgorgeous!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2010


the San Juans are amazing!!!
Posted Aug 3, 2010 11:59 pm

pacojgarzaWent for the combo.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2010


After climbing 6 14ers in back to back fashion in the Buena Vista area I traveled to Lake City to climb the 5 nearby peaks and chose the Uncompahgre/Wetterhorn combo as my first climb there. Starting around 5:45 AM from the Matterhorn lower trailhead I summited Uncompahgre by 10 o`clock and then procceeded to Wetterhorn. The weather kept deteriorating as I went up the ridge and I finally aborted the summit bid at 13,800` due to storms approaching fast, luckily I was off the upper ridge when the sleet storm started, but the vivid lightning was a little scray. Eventually I returned to summit Wetterhorn 3 days later.
Posted Jul 28, 2010 11:54 am

patascentWetterhorn and Uncompahgre in a day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2010


The summit pitch was more fun than I expected. Super fun to combine with Wetterhorn. Started at Matterhorn Creek and finished at Nellie. It took 12 hours to climb them both because we didn't have 4 wheel drive clearance and walked from the lower trail heads. So thankful to Elly's owners for the ride down the last 2 miles of the 4 mile road. (#4)
Posted Jul 27, 2010 11:31 pm

PrestonArizonaBest day ever!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 18, 2010


This was my first 14er. The weather forecast was sunny and warm. And it was. Started late from the Nellie Creek trailhead, and passed half a dozen others coming down. Very windy on the west face. Had the summit to myself except for a few marmots. Ate dinner in Lake City, then drove to Silverton over Cinnamon Pass at night. It was a great trail, a great adventure, and a day I'll never forget!
Posted Jul 23, 2010 2:03 am

belexesNellie Creek  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2010


Meetup.com Fierce Planet hike. We started from the 4WD trailhead. The pace was pretty fast: we started around 6AM and got back to the trailhead before noon. The group got pretty strung out along the trail, but everyone made the summit. It was windy at the top. Pretty easy for a 14er, with awesome scenery. The next day we were going to do Handies Peak from Grizzly Gulch, so a few of us drove through Capitol City and over Engineer and Cinnamon Passes to the trailhead. More great scenery along that drive.
Posted Jul 6, 2010 2:34 pm

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