Hunter- Frying Pan Wilderness Area

JMorgan Wilderness Areas

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Located east of Aspen and north of Independence Pass, the Hunter-Frying Pan Wilderness Area was established in 1978. This Wilderness Area includes the headwaters of the Frying Pan River, Hunter Creek, and additional headwaters for the Roaring Fork River in central Colorado.

USGS Topo Maps link:

Independence Pass Aspen Thimble Rock
Mount Champion Mount Massive

Established:  1978

Acres:  82,026

Elevation Range:  9,000 to 13,000 feet


Hunting Areas:  47, 48


Camp: White River National Forest, Aspen-Sopris RD