Rock of Ages Trail 429 Uncompahgre National Forest

Telluride, Colorado 81435

Rock of Ages Trail 429 Uncompahgre National Forest

Rock of Ages Trail #429: Uncompahgre National Forest Professional Review and Guide

"The Rock of Ages Trail offers one of the more challenging and rewarding hikes in this guide. Hikers looking for an adventure and a physical challenge will enjoy this 9.2-mile out-and-back hike that not only leads to the 14,017-foot summit of Wilson Peak but also offers access to the 14,246-foot Mount Wilson and the 14,159-foot El Diente Peak. Some hikers opt to base camp at or near the Rock of Ages mine and hit all three peaks.

Start: Rock of Ages Trailhead and parking area. Canine compatibility: Leashed dogs permitted. Distance: 9.2-mile out-and-back Fees and permits: No fees or permits required. Hiking time: 6 to 8 hours. Schedule: Open year-round."

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Trail Information

Telluride
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
9.2
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
6- 8 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests, 2250 US 50, Delta, CO 81416; (970) 874-6600; www.fs.usda.gov/main/gmug/home
Local Contacts
USGS: Mount Wilson, CO; National Geographic Trails Illustrated: #141
Local Maps