Uncompahgre Peak Climber's Log

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LonePeakFreak

LonePeakFreak - Aug 5, 2008 12:57 am Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2008

3 for 3 in the San Juans  Sucess!

Climbed Uncompahgre, Handies, and Wetterhorn on consecutive days from our Silver Spur Motel "base camp" in Lake City. The San Juans are amazing! Recommend high clearance 4wd for Nellie Creek Trailhead.

taw6644

taw6644 - Jul 31, 2008 10:50 pm Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2008

Favorite Hike to date  Sucess!

Man, what an awsome day. With only 3,000 gain, this had to be one of the easiest hikes and defenitely the most beautiful. I was the first one to summit, and had the place to myself for about 20 minutes. It was very enlightening.

shanrickv

shanrickv - Jul 20, 2008 8:39 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2008

Baseball on Uncompahgre  Sucess!

Great day in the San Juans with my son and climbing partners Alan and Robert. My son and I played catch on the summit to celebrate his 5th and my 29th 14ers.

myrone

myrone - Jul 13, 2008 12:27 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2008

Uncompahgre Peak from Nellie Creek TH  Sucess!

Started up at 6:10AM and reached the summit at 8:37. Ideal weather conditions though a bit hazy from the Grand Mesa forest fires. Met two nice older gentleman who had each climbed all the 14'ers, very interesting. Left the summit at 9:07 and back to the TH at 11:02. Another beautiful Colorado morning and my 40th 14'er..............sweet!

eferesen

eferesen - Jul 5, 2008 5:11 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2008

Nice  Sucess!

Fun day. Independence day hike

Tajji

Tajji - Jun 20, 2008 5:37 pm Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2008

Sloppy  Sucess!

Beautiful day - a long, wet hike due to meltoff and postholing through remaining snowfields.

Mots010

Mots010 - Apr 29, 2008 3:49 pm Date Climbed: Apr 26, 2008

Ski descent of Southeast Face  Sucess!

Well, not from the summit. We skied from the shoulder at 13,900 all the way to the car(with a few dry spots). I was able to skin up to about 13,600. The class 2+ gully on the west face is completely dry, although you must cross an exposed snowfield to get there. See TR on 14ers.com.

MountainHikerCO

MountainHikerCO - Feb 15, 2008 11:25 pm Date Climbed: May 27, 2000

Nellie Creek  Sucess!

We approached from Nellie Creek. We hiked from where the road was blocked with snow. This was my second climb of Uncompahgre.

MountainHikerCO

MountainHikerCO - Feb 15, 2008 11:22 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 1992

Matterhorn Creek  Sucess!

This was my first climb of Uncompahgre. I approached from Matterhorn Creek Trailhead. I went up one of the ugly gulleys on the west side, and came down the standard route on the south east and circled back around the mountain to return to the same trailhead.

PHenry

PHenry - Jan 5, 2008 3:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2005

Standard  Sucess!

Lovely weather after a rainy,snowy day on wetterhorn the day before.
Great views!

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Oct 28, 2007 10:56 pm Date Climbed: Oct 28, 2007

Standard Route  Sucess!

Climbed the standard route from Nellie Creek. Had to park about 2 miles from the trailhead due to icy conditions in upper Nellie Creek. Beautiful day, calm and not to chilly! Not much snow on the trail until above 12,000' (even then only about 6")then the upper slopes above the cliffs were dry!

gremlin

gremlin - Oct 24, 2007 1:33 am

normal route  Sucess!

fun 3 peak linkup

cruzit

cruzit - Sep 18, 2007 3:29 pm Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2007

Gotta love  Sucess!

the San Juans. Beautiful day. Spent an hour on the summit with about 40 other people and my dog. The dog was good company:)

HylianHero

HylianHero - Sep 17, 2007 9:10 pm Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2002

#13  Sucess!

I love the San Juans. A very unique peak, and it was a great climb. We climbed the standard route, went by very quickly.

Alan Ellis

Alan Ellis - Sep 6, 2007 12:39 am Date Climbed: Sep 2, 2007

Nice and Mellow  Sucess!

Relatively easy climb on a beautiful day. My dog, Scout's, first fourteener.

dr_gonz

dr_gonz - Sep 4, 2007 3:58 pm

Beautiful  Sucess!

lots of sheep. =-]

heather14

heather14 - Sep 3, 2007 4:22 pm Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2007

Uncompahgre & Wetterhorn  Sucess!

Did combo with Wetterhorn from Matterhorn TH. Beautiful day!

mountainloverCO

mountainloverCO - Aug 26, 2007 4:04 pm Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2007

From Matterhorn Creek  Sucess!

Made the long trek over from Matterhorn Creek in the hopes of climbing both Uncompahgre and Wetterhorn. Unfortunately, the weather was less than ideal, so we only got to Uncompahgre. I enjoyed the look of this mountain- very unusual.

ouray19

ouray19 - Aug 18, 2007 8:01 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2003

Uncompahgre  Sucess!

This was one of my favorite 14'ers for a long time until I've done enough that it's hard to pick just one!

miztflip

miztflip - Aug 12, 2007 8:19 pm Date Climbed: Apr 11, 2007

From Wetterhorn/Matterhorn  Sucess!

I started at the Matterhorn Creek TH and first summited Wetterhorn and Matterhorn. I then took the long way around on the SW slopes route to the standard trail. An awesome looking mountain but not very interesting for climbing.

Made the summit in 5:30 with a ctc of 7:40.

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