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Uncompahgre Peak

CO
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Ranked #719 of 1,148 Attractions in Colorado
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Lake Jackson, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

It's a 4-6 mile hike or so, but we drive part of the way. Not being accustomed to the altitudes, it's all we can do to hike it in one day. If you're acclimated, it's easy. We spend a week in town, trying to get acclimated, and never quite succeed. We live near the coast, though. We rent a jeep... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Uncompahgre Peak is the giant of the San Juan mountains! It is a straightforward hike that is best done in late summer. Tons of mountain goats when I was there. The San Juan range rises over 7,400 feet above it's base to the north, and despite what the previous poster said it is much higher than anything in the eastern... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012 via mobile

My son is trying to hike one 14er per year since age 8, so we had to get out and hike this one--and did it one day before his 11th birthday! We hiked on September 2nd, starting the hike at 6:45 a.m. and completing it at 1:45 p.m. My 8 y/o daughter also hiked to the top! The hardest part... More

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