The Beast of Burden
Gold Hill Trailhead
Frisco and Lake Dillon
Top of the Tenmile Range
Lunch stop Day 1
Ridge running on top of the Tenmile Range
Looking down on our first nights campsite
coming down off the ridge on sweet singletrack!
snacks before dinner at our first night campsite
Heading up to Searle Pass - Day 2
Searle Pass in the distance
the wildflowers were amazing!
Joany among the amazing wildflowers!
high country running between Searle Pass and Kokomo Pass
Tuna steaks for dinner at day 2 campsite
James' note to the runners - "Good Job!"
Abby at the kiln - Day 3
In the Holy Cross Wilderness Area - Day 3
James at Turquoise Lake
James, Turquoise Lake and Leadville in the distance
Dinner at camp after day 3
Abby and Kim running - Day 4
Justin running sweet singletrack in the Mt. Massive Wilderness - Day 4
first glimpse of Mt. Elbert
Mt. Elbert - our destination on day 5
Mt. Elbert looms large!
reading at dinner on day 4
Day 5 - Mt. Elbert in the clouds
heading towards the false summit of Mt. Elbert
clouds blowing over the ridge on Mt. Elbert, false summit in the distance
Mike coming up out of the clouds
clouds breaking in the valley, Leadville in the distance
Justin coming up out of the clouds
Mark and Andy at the summit of Mt. Elbert
Kim emerging from the clouds on the summit
Kim and Andy at the summit
Dean emerging from the clouds on the summit
Fenton emerging from the clouds on the summit
the summiteers minus Mark (he got too cold to wait any longer)
coming down off the summit
Mike running down off the summit