Mount Evans from Summit Lake

Trip Date:Jun-05-1999
Trailhead Name:Summit Lake
Trailhead Elevation:12,850 Feet
Elevation Gain:1,420 Feet
Route Name:Northeast Face
Round Trip Length:2.0 Miles
Trip Duration:3h 30m
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Mount Evans

Elevation:14,264 Feet Mount Evans
Rank:14th of 54
Range:Front
Here is a picture from Summit Lake (Elev. 12,830 ft.) looking at the mountains' north face and bowl. Rick surveys our intended route up Mount Evans. The skiers on the slope of Mt. Evans.
Here is a picture from Summit Lake (Elev. 12,830 ft.) looking at the mountains' north face and bowl. Rick surveys our intended route up Mount Evans. The skiers on the slope of Mt. Evans.
A picture looking towards Mt. Warren (Elev. 13,307 ft.) and Rogers Peak (Elev.  13,391 ft.) with clouds overhead. Rick (left) and Steve approaching the half-way mark. The summit is the high point to the right of Steve. Clouds roll in and engulf us.
A picture looking towards Mt. Warren (Elev. 13,307 ft.) and Rogers Peak (Elev. 13,391 ft.) with clouds overhead. Rick (left) and Steve approaching the half-way mark. The summit is the high point to the right of Steve. Clouds roll in and engulf us.
The Summit Parking lot area (Elev. 14,130 ft.) where Colorado 5 ends. The ruins of a restauraunt at the top of Evans. The summit of Mount Evans (Elev. 14,264 ft.), which is 134 feet above the parking area.
The Summit Parking lot area (Elev. 14,130 ft.) where Colorado 5 ends. The ruins of a restauraunt at the top of Evans. The summit of Mount Evans (Elev. 14,264 ft.), which is 134 feet above the parking area.
The observatory on the top. We found out that this is mainly unmanned, and is controlled remotely from Denver University. Steve at the summit of Mount Evans framed by clouds. Rick raises his arms in victory from the summit of Mount Evans.
The observatory on the top. We found out that this is mainly unmanned, and is controlled remotely from Denver University. Steve at the summit of Mount Evans framed by clouds. Rick raises his arms in victory from the summit of Mount Evans.
Brian at the top of Mount Evans with clouds overhead. Here we are coming down. It only took us about 15-20 minutes to descend. Mount Evans from the Highway showing the north face.
Brian at the top of Mount Evans with clouds overhead. Here we are coming down. It only took us about 15-20 minutes to descend. Mount Evans from the Highway showing the north face.
Summit Lake, which is frozen most of the year. There were signs that said 'No Boating' From the Summit Lake parking area looking north.
Summit Lake, which is frozen most of the year. There were signs that said 'No Boating' From the Summit Lake parking area looking north.