National Geographic : 1951 Aug
© National Geographic Society 190 Ektachrome by Glenn L.Gebbardt A Head-in-clouds Visitor on Mount Evans Watches a Storm Swirling over Arapaho National Forest Like Pikes Peak. this mountain boasts a motor road to the top. Physicists study cosmic rays on the 14,260-foot summit. Artist Albert Bierstadt in1863 called the pinnacle Mount Rosalie, for his sweetheart. Seven years later the peak was named in honor of Colorado's second territorial governor, John Evans.