|View of the Handies Peak area from the trailhead.|
The trail passes below the snowfield; Handies Peak is to the left of
|Tim captures our silhouettes as we pause to|
appreciate Sloan Lake.
|Moving on from Sloan Lake. The Lake is nestled in the depression|
on the lower right of the photo. You can see the trail snaking its way
across the talus on the lower left.
|I'm ascending the switch-backing trail to the summit.|
|The view from 14,048 feet.|
Read about our attempt to hike another 14er in the San Juan Mountains -- Red Cloud Peak
Read about Handies Peak on the "Colorado Fourteeners Initiative" website: http://www.14ers.org/peaks/san-juan-mountains/handies-peak/
Discover Colorado's San Juan Mountains by visiting this site: http://www.americansouthwest.net/colorado/san_juan_mountains/