San Juan Mountains: Lizard Head

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The Lizard Head Wilderness Area is located south-west of Telluride, in Western Colorado. Jointly managed by the GMUG and San Juan National Forests, and consisting of 41,309 acres of land. Telluride is a good option for your Base Camp with plenty of after or before the climb options. Dispersed camping is allowed within the WA. Outside Telluride there are several Forest Service campgrounds giving climbers and hikers many options for a stay. The Lizard Head (13,113 feet) is a volcanic spire with unstable rock features, caution advised.

Mount Wilson: 14, 246 Feet High
El Diente Peak: 14,159 Feet High
Wilson Peak: 14,017 Feet High

Gladstone Peak:
13,913 Feet High
Unnamed 13498:
13,498 Feet High
Unnamed 13450 B:
13,450 Feet High
Dolores Peak:
13,290 Feet High
Middle Peak:
13,113 Feet High
Lizard Head:
13,113 Feet High

USFS Campgrounds:
Priest Lake
Burro Bridge

USFS: Lizard Head

San Juan National Forest
Dolores Ranger District/
Tres Rios BLM Field Office
29211 Hwy 184
Dolores, CO 81323-7296
(970) 882-7296

GMUG National Forest
Norwood Ranger District
1150 Forest
Norwood, CO 81423
(970) 327-4261