Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area

JMorgan Wilderness Areas

Located near Steamboat Springs in north central Colorado, the Mount Zirkel Wilderness area is managed by the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest. The Area was one of the five original wilderness areas that were designated by the 1964 Wilderness Act.  A …

Never Summer Wilderness Area

JMorgan Wilderness Areas

Never Summer is part of the Arapaho and Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests.  This Wilderness Area is just west of Rocky Mountain National Park and straddles the Continental Divide.   USGS Topo maps link:   Bowen Mountain Grand Lake Mount Richthofen …

Platt River Wilderness Area

JMorgan Wilderness Areas

The Platt River Wilderness Area is located in south central Wyoming and north central Colorado.  The Wilderness Area is managed by the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest. The Wyoming area is located in the original Medicine Bow National Forest, with the …

Raggeds Wilderness Area

JMorgan Wilderness Areas

Located in the GMUG (Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison) and White River National Forests northwest of Crested Butte. USGS Topo maps link: Chair Mountain Marble Paonia Reservoir Marcellina Mountain Oh-Be-Joyful Snowmass Mountain Established:  1980 Acres: 65,393 Elevation Range: 6,840- 13,536 Peaks: …

Sarvis Creek Wilderness Area

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The Sarvis Creek Wilderness Area is located south of Steamboat Springs and administered by Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest. USGS Topo maps link: Green Ridge Gore Mountain Tyler Mountain Blacktail Mountain Walton Peak Lake Agnes Established: 1993 Acres: 45,190 Elevation Range: …

South San Juan Wilderness Area

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Located east of Pagosa Springs, the South San Juan Wilderness Area is administered by the San Juan National Forest. USGS Topo maps link: Chromo Mountain Chama Peak Archuleta Creek Cumbres Harris Lake Elephant Head Rock Victoria Lake Spectacle Lake Blackhead …

Uncompahgre Wilderness Area

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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, …

Weminuche Wilderness Area

JMorgan Wilderness Areas

The Weminuche Wilderness Area in southwest Colorado is managed by the Forest Service by the San Juan National Forest. USGS Topo maps link: Lemon Reservoir Vallecito Reservoir Granite Peak Bear Mountain Oakbrush Ridge Pagosa Peak Saddle Mountain Wolf Creek Pass …

West Elk Wilderness Area

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Located in the West Elk Mountains, the West Elk Wilderness Area is located northwest of Gunnison, and north of Crawford. The Wilderness Area presents a different geology from the West Elk Mountains. Made up of West Elk Breccia, which has …

Holy Cross Wilderness Area

JMorgan Wilderness Areas

Located east of Aspen, this Wilderness Area was named for the 14,011 foot Mount of the Holy Cross, one of just twenty-five peaks in the Area over 14,000 feet in elevation. Please note, a free permit is required for Wilderness …