Dragons Back

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Dragons Back
Created On: Sep 2, 2013
Last Edited On: Jul 25, 2014

Overview

Dragon's Back is a beautiful technical peak located in the Uncompahgre Wilderness of San Juan Mountain range. The name is an not official - you will find it under Peak 12,968 feet.
Colorado Rank: 656
Closest Peaks: Wildhorse Peak 13,266 feet
                      Blackwall Mountain 13,073 feet

Dragons Back
Dragons Back as seen from the approach from American Flats via Horsethief Trail.

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Dragon's Back as seen from the slopes of Wildhorse Peak. Wetterhorn and Uncompahgre - 2 fourteeners in the background.

Dragon's Back detail
Dragon's Back detail with Uncompahgre in the distance as seen from the summit of Wildhorse Peak, and Broken Hil (above and right of Dragon's Back)

Dragon's Back
Nice camping spots right below Dragon's Back.

Dragon's Back
Dragon's Back as seen from the hike from Wildhorse Peak towards Blackwall Mountain. Wetterhorn Peak in the back.

Dragon's Back
Dragon's Back is an unofficial name for Point 12,968 feet. Located within one mile from Wildhorse Peak.

 
Dragons Back
Dragons Back as seen from the north (below Blackwall Mountain).
 
Dragons Back from south
Dragons Back from the south side - the easiest way up is right behind me.
 
Dragons Back
Dragons Back as seen from the summit of Point 12,913 feet (Blackwall Mountain in the background).


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