Mount Eolus via Chicago Basin Trail

3 reviews #67 hike out of 110 in
2.9 mi
Distance
59 min
Time
terrain
2,813 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a moderate one way trail to Mount Eolus in Weminuche Wilderness Area.

This trail goes by Twin Lakes and North Eolus.



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    1 year, 10 months ago
    Started from my campsite in lower Chicago Basin at 2:30 on 8/4, made it to Twin Lakes at 4, and was atop Mt Eolus at 6:10, just in time for the sunrise. Continued on to North Eolus and Sunlight Peak, but didn’t get to Windom Peak in time to beat the quickly forming thunderclouds. It was a gorgeous morning up there, with snow firm enough to be safe with microspikes and an ice axe on the way up, and soft enough to glissade back down on.
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    12 months ago
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jchapell 4 years, 8 months ago
North Eolus
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