Trail Run Project Logo

Uncompahgre Wilderness

Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

203 mi 327 km of trail 5 Runs

Easy Trails 1 Trail Intermediate Trails 16 Trails Hard Trails 32 Trails

Runs in Uncompahgre Wilderness - 5

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Runs

Favorite The trail up Uncompahgre Peak. The summit is visible to the right; your goal is to hike to the left of this massif before traversing behind it to the top.
Difficult

Uncompahgre Peak

13.8 mi 22.2 km • Out and Back • 4,215 ft Ascent 1284.64 m Ascent

(6) Lake City, CO
Favorite Pass "the Prow," the finlike rock formation in the distance, on its right.
Difficult

Wetterhorn Peak

6.5 mi 10.5 km • Out and Back • 2,847 ft Ascent 867.63 m Ascent

(6) Lake City, CO
Favorite Precipice Peak and Mt. Dunsinane tower over the Middle Fork Valley and are easily viewed along the trail.
Difficult

Middle Fork #227 and East Fork #228 Loop

23.3 mi 37.6 km • Loop • 3,701 ft Ascent 1128.18 m Ascent

(1) Ridgway, CO
Favorite The trail up Uncompahgre Peak. The summit is visible to the right; your goal is to hike to the left of this massif before traversing behind it to the top.
Very Difficult

Wetterhorn and Uncompahgre

16.4 mi 26.4 km • Loop • 5,569 ft Ascent 1697.32 m Ascent

(4) Lake City, CO
Favorite Descending through pine trees
Intermediate/Difficult

Courthouse Mountain

3.1 mi 5.0 km • Loop • 1,813 ft Ascent 552.53 m Ascent

(2) Ridgway, CO

Trails in Uncompahgre Wilderness - 44

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Trails

3.8 mi 6.1 km #1Uncompahgre Peak Trail #239
Difficult
Lake City, CO
Difficult
3.8 mi 6.1 km Lake City, CO
1.7 mi 2.8 km #2Wetterhorn Peak Trail #9256
Very Difficult
Lake City, CO
Very Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Lake City, CO
7.4 mi 11.9 km #3Middle Fork #227
Intermediate
Ridgway, CO
Intermediate
7.4 mi 11.9 km Ridgway, CO
0.9 mi 1.5 km #4Courthouse Mountain Trail #144
Difficult
Ridgway, CO
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Ridgway, CO
11.3 mi 18.1 km #5East Fork #228
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
11.3 mi 18.1 km Lake City, CO
6.9 mi 11.1 km #6Larson Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
6.9 mi 11.1 km Lake City, CO
4.4 mi 7.1 km #7El Paso Creek Trail #9238
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.4 mi 7.1 km Lake City, CO
5.6 mi 9.0 km #8Courthouse Trail #218
Intermediate/Difficult
Ridgway, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Ridgway, CO
10.9 mi 17.5 km #9Big Blue Creek Trail #9232
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
10.9 mi 17.5 km Lake City, CO
10.4 mi 16.8 km #10Crystal Lake Trail #235
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
10.4 mi 16.8 km Lake City, CO
10.1 mi 16.2 km #11Little Cimarron River Trail
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
10.1 mi 16.2 km Lake City, CO
20.2 mi 32.5 km #12Ridge Stock Driveway #233
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
20.2 mi 32.5 km Lake City, CO
3.9 mi 6.2 km #13Difficulty Creek Trail #6214
Difficult
Ouray, CO
Difficult
3.9 mi 6.2 km Ouray, CO
0.5 mi 0.9 km #14Ridge Stock Driveway Alt.
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.9 km Lake City, CO
12.3 mi 19.8 km #15Horsethief Trail
Difficult
Ouray, CO
Difficult
12.3 mi 19.8 km Ouray, CO
4.8 mi 7.7 km #16Dexter Creek Trail #205
Intermediate/Difficult
Ouray, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.8 mi 7.7 km Ouray, CO
9.1 mi 14.6 km #17Wetterhorn Basin Trail #6226
Difficult
Ouray, CO
Difficult
9.1 mi 14.6 km Ouray, CO
6.4 mi 10.2 km #18Cow Creek Trail #6220
Difficult
Ouray, CO
Difficult
6.4 mi 10.2 km Ouray, CO
3.0 mi 4.8 km #19Independence Gulch Trail #9234
Difficult
Lake City, CO
Difficult
3.0 mi 4.8 km Lake City, CO
8.8 mi 14.1 km #20Fall Creek Trail #9231
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
8.8 mi 14.1 km Lake City, CO

Photos of Uncompahgre Wilderness - 46

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Photos

Doesnt get much prettier than this
Aug 12, 2019 near Ouray, CO
The trail up Uncompahgre Peak. The summit is visible to the right; your goal is to hike to the left of this massif before traversing behind it to the top.
Apr 9, 2015 near Lake City, CO
Incredible view from the peak.
Apr 5, 2016 near Lake City, CO
Scenic vista visible from the Uncompahgre Peak Trail, late July.
Apr 5, 2016 near Lake City, CO
Precipice Peak and Mt. Dunsinane tower over the Middle Fork Valley and are easily viewed along the trail.
Oct 4, 2017 near Ridgway, CO
View from Broken Hill
Aug 2, 2019 near Lake City, CO
Marmots are common along the trail, and some aren't shy at all.
Apr 5, 2016 near Lake City, CO
View of the peak from the Ridge Stock Driveway, late July.
Apr 5, 2016 near Lake City, CO