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Fourteeners and Thirteeners close to Lake City accessed either off Hinsdale County Road 30 (Lake Fork to Cinnamon Pass) or Hinsdale County Road 20 (Henson Creek to Engineer Pass) are listed below. Information is not exact and is provided for reference only. Please stop by the Visitor Information Center in Lake City for details, maps, a complete list of all area High Thirteeners, and trail pamphlets or call 970-944-2527.

Fourteeners
Uncompahgre peak

Uncompahgre Peak (14,309 feet) 

Trialheads: Nellie Creek Trailhead, 7.25 mi. roundtrip, Moderate, Uncompahgre Peak Quad; Matterhorn Creek Trailhead, 11 mi. roundtrip, Wetterhorn Peak/Uncompahgre Peak Quad; Big Blue Trailhead, 20 mi. roundtrip, Sheep Mountain/Uncompahgre Peak Quad.

Redcloud Peak (14,034 feet) 

Trailhead: Grizzly Gulch Trailhead, 8.5 mi. roundtrip, Moderate, Redcloud Peak Quad.

Sunshine Peak (14,001 feet)

Trailhead: Grizzly Gulch Trailhead, 9.5 mi. roundtrip, Moderate, Redcloud Peak Quad.

Handies Peak (14,048 feet) 

Trailhead: American Basin (Sloan Lake) Trailhead, 5.5 mi. roundtrip, Easy to Moderate; Grizzly Gulch Trailhead, 8 mi. roundtrip, Moderate, Handies Peak Quad.

Wetterhorn Peak (14,017 feet) 

Trailhead: Matterhorn Creek Trailhead, 7.5 mi. roundtrip, 2500 ft elevation gain, Moderate to Difficult, Wetterhorn Peak Quad.

Thirteeners

Matterhorn Peak (13,590 feet) redcloud peak

Trailhead: Matterhorn Creek Trailhead, 6 mi. roundtrip, Moderate, Uncompahgre Peak Quad.

Coxcomb Peak (13,656 feet) 

Trailhead: Matterhorn Creek Trailhead, 9 mi. roundtrip, Moderate, Wetterhorn Peak Quad.

Wildhorse (13,266 feet) 

Trailhead: American Flats Trailhead, 6 mi. roundtrip, Wetterhorn Peak Quad.

Bent Peak (13,393 feet) 

Trailhead: Carson (Wager Gulch) Road – 1 mi. past Carson, 2 mi. roundtrip, Finger Mesa Quad.

Carson Peak (13,657 feet) 

Trailhead: Carson (Wager Gulch) Road - 3.5 mi. past Carson, 5 mi. roundtrip, Pole Creek Mt. Quad.

Half Peak (13,841 feet) 

Trailhead: Cataract Gulch Trailhead, 7 mi. roundtrip, Pole Creek Mt. Quad.

White Cross Mountain (13,542 feet)  

Trailhead: Grizzly Gulch Trailhead, 7 mi. roundtrip, Redcloud Peak Quad.

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970.944.2527  •  info@lakecity.com

Lake City/Hinsdale County Visitor Center
800 Gunnison Avenue
PO Box 430
Lake City, CO 81235
 
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