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Mt. Evans road

Postby Nelson » Mon Sep 10, 2012 4:31 am

The road is closed at Summit Lake adding 2 plus miles and 500 vertical feet each way to The Tour d'Abyss.

I also posted this in TH conditions.

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Re: Mt. Evans road

Postby peter303 » Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:33 am

I was disappointed with tree color in that area this weekend.
Most aspen are turning directly to brown due to the drought.
About a quarter turned already.

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Re: Mt. Evans road

Postby edhaman » Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:43 am

I was on Evans on Saturday and observed along the road up from Idaho Springs that only about 10% of the aspens have turned. Looking across I-70 there was some great color variety. I'm thinking the peak may be in a week or two.

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