Ascent of Mount Evans on 2010-08-16

Climber: Lee Newton

Date:Monday, August 16, 2010
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Evans
    Elevation:14264 ft / 4347 m

Ascent Trip Report

On my way from Frisco to Denver airport, I took a side road up to the top of Mount Evans. It cost USD 10 to drive the last 14 miles to the summit car park which was a 10 min walk below the actual summit. Storms were clearly on the way and it was cold and very windy.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:164 ft / 49 m
    Round-Trip Distance:0.5 mi / 0.8 km
    Trailhead:summit car park  14100 ft / 4297 m
    Weather:Cold, Very Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Time:10 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:5 Minutes

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