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Rank
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49 of 53
Elevation ...................................................14,015'
Range ...................................................San Juan
County ...................................................Ouray, Hinsdale
Lat/Long ...................................................38º 03' 38" N, 107º 30' 37" W
38.060593, 107.510834

Variant Names ...................................................-
Location ...................................................Wetterhorn Peak is in the San Juan mountain range 11 miles west of Lake City and 3 miles west of Uncompahgre Peak (14,309').
Nearby Towns ...................................................Lake City and Ouray
Nearby 14ers ...................................................Uncompahgre Peak
History ...................................................-
Maps ...................................................USGS Quads: Wetterhorn Peak, Uncompahgre Peak
Trails Illustrated: #141
Road Access ...................................................Rough 2WD access to 10,300' from the south via Henson Creek Road to N. Henson Creek Road.
4WD access to 10,800' from the south via N. Henson Creek Road and right on a rough road that leads to the Matterhorn Creek trailhead.
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Standard Route ...................................................
Southeast Ridge
Difficulty:   Class 3 
Trailhead: Matterhorn Creek
Trailhead Elev.: 10,800 feet
Elevation Gain: 3,300 feet
Trip Length: 7 miles
Exposure: More serious exposure that could result in serious injury or death if you fell. Moving past the area will require some scrambling or short technical moves. 4


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