Mount Evans Highway officially open to the summit

The wait is over! You can get up Mt. Evans without erm ... exercising.

The wait is over.

Mount Evans Highway officially opened to the summit of the 14,264 peak Thursday, the Colorado Department of Transportation said.

The opening was delayed by a late season snowstorm. Crews had to plow through more than 20 feet of snow between Summit Lake and the peak.

For more information on Mount Evans road, go to: http://bit.ly/2sZ2kKo

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