Mount Evans from Summit Lake

Trip Date:Jul-30-2000
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:4h 00m
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Mount Evans

Elevation:14,264 Feet Mount Evans
Rank:14th of 54
Range:Front
Here is Andy at our start from Summit Lake. Andy takes a breather once we start up the bowl. Looking up the bowl filled with rocks.
Here is Andy at our start from Summit Lake. Andy takes a breather once we start up the bowl. Looking up the bowl filled with rocks.
Mount Spalding, a peak close to Summit Lake. Andy confers with another hiker about the route. Once of the many cairns we encountered along the way.
Mount Spalding, a peak close to Summit Lake. Andy confers with another hiker about the route. Once of the many cairns we encountered along the way.
Andy poses near one of the cairns. A rare picture of a pika. An exaggerated slope angle picture.
Andy poses near one of the cairns. A rare picture of a pika. An exaggerated slope angle picture.
The ruins of a restaurant come into view. Some wildflowers growing along the way. More of the ruins. This burned down years ago.
The ruins of a restaurant come into view. Some wildflowers growing along the way. More of the ruins. This burned down years ago.
The survey marker at the summit parking lot. People on the summit, which is over 80 feet above the parking lot. A view on Summit Lake, which sits at 12,850 feet.
The survey marker at the summit parking lot. People on the summit, which is over 80 feet above the parking lot. A view on Summit Lake, which sits at 12,850 feet.
The summit survey marker, which shows a wrong altitude. Another survey marker which was unreadable. The rocks on the north face of Evans are pretty neat.
The summit survey marker, which shows a wrong altitude. Another survey marker which was unreadable. The rocks on the north face of Evans are pretty neat.
Andy at the summit (well, parking lot) of Mount Evans. One of the many birds we saw along the way.
Andy at the summit (well, parking lot) of Mount Evans. One of the many birds we saw along the way.