Uncompahgre Wilderness Area

JMorgan Wilderness Areas

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The Uncompahgre Wilderness Area, formerly called the Big Blue Wilderness, is managed by the Grand Mesa Uncompahgre Gunnison (GMUG) Forest.

USGS Topo maps link:

Dallas Courthouse Mountain Sheep Mountain Alpine Plateau
Ouray Wetterhorn Peak Uncompahgre Peak Lake City

Established: 1980, expanded 1993

Acres:  102,721

Elevation Range:  8,400- 14,309 feet


Uncompahgre Peak- 14,309 feet

Wetterhorn Peak- 14,015 feet


Lake City


Hunting Areas: 65, 66

Basecamp Montrose Link