Mt. Evans Hikes
This hike is from Summit Lake to the summit of Mt. Evans.  It is from
12,920 to 14,279 feet for a vertical climb of 1,359 feet.  The hike is a total
of 3.51 miles.
Echo Lake located 10 miles from
the summit of Mt. Evans.
The ridge we need to climb to
get to the summit of Mt. Evans.
We encounter Mountain Goats.
Mt. Bierstadt and the Sawtooth
ridge to the southwest.  Note the
hawk which is also in the next
photo.  The "Perch" is on the
right side of the photo.
The trailhead at Summit Lake with
a start of 12,920 feet altitude.
Upper and Lower Chicago Lakes.  
See the Chicago Lake hike.
The ridge passes an almost
permanent snowfield.
The parking lot at the summit of
Mt. Evans.
On the summit of Mt. Evans.
Mt. Evans from the east from
Mt Falcon 6/1/2014
A slight detour brings you to the
"Perch" overlooking Sawtooth.
Our hike to the summit on 8/28/2015
from the summit parking lot.
Joanne begins the hike to the
summit of Mt. Evans.
The parking lot at the summit of
Mt. Evans.
At over 14,000' there is
not much air!
The trail zig-zags to give
us a easy sloped trail.
Summit Lake from the summit.
The ridge approaching the
summit.  Note the hiker.
At the summit of Mt. Evans.
Geological marker at the
summit of Mt. Evans.
Panoramic of Mt. Bierstadt and
Abyss Lake from Mt. Evans.
The sign at Echo Lake
marking the start of the road
to the summit.
Mt. Evans from the north, from
Gray Wolf Mountain 8/18/2014
The start of the trail to the summit.
At the summit it is very thin
heights for the birds.
Summit Lake from the summit of
Mt. Evans.
Mt. Evans from the west from
Square Top Mountain 10/5/2010
We had another Mountain
Goats encounter.
At Summit Lake on Mt. Evans
Summit Lake
Rocky Mountain Bighorn
Near the summit of Mt. Evans
Hiking to the summit of Mt. Evans
At the summit of Mt. Evans
The wind catches last years wool
on a Mountain Goat.
At Echo Lake marking the start
of the road to the summit.
Mt. Evans from the south from Mt Epaulet.
7/18/2013
Mt. Evans from Summit Lake
7/2/2017
Our hike to the summit on 7/17/2016 from the summit parking lot.
Our hike to the summit on 8/09/2018 from the summit parking lot.
Richard at the summit of
Mt. Evans
.
Rocky Mountain Bighorn
Richard at the crevis of the
valley of Chicago Lakes