Day 19 – Mt. Elbert

The Statistics

14,440 ft tall 2nd tallest in the lower 48 states Colorado high point

3 miles up from our campsite at tree line 3 hours to the top 3 am our wake up time

1 great sunrise break (and breakfast)

2 people who started earlier than us 100 people who came up the South trail (the less popular one!) after us

1000’s of wildflowers

1 afternoon of rain

One of us did not put on their raincoat. They chose wrong.

How to Recover From A Fourteener

Shower and a hotel room

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