Elbert in the distance.
Mount Massive, our destination.
Who might that be?
Out across the Mount Massive Wilderness in the early morning.
Leadville in the distance.
Mount Massive. The actual summit is the little point to the left, with the small snowpatch in front of it.
From the ridge leading up to the Mt. Massive summit (13,900ft)
Clouds rolling in over the alpine meadow.
Coming up over the ridge, the summit isn't far now.
The summit is the third little hump in the distance.
A few people made it to the summit before us (you can see one of them on the summit to the right. We didn't start early enough (5:00am) and we took the long way (13.6 miles RT).
From the summit.
Don't hide from the camera!
I made it!
The North Massive Summit (slightly shorter than our summit) is in the distance.