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bighornmonkeyDone...  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2007


Linked Bierstadt to Evans from guanella Pass. Nice exposure. strong/cold winds in November.
Posted Dec 27, 2007 4:14 am

MattGreeneQuick dash  Sucess!
Bierstadt was a quick winter summit from Guanella pass. The snow was wind-swept, which made it easy for travel.
Posted Dec 1, 2007 8:59 pm

cushmanUp and Over  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2006


Up and over the Sawtooth to Evans
Posted Nov 29, 2007 6:18 pm

spannring29Tour d'Abyss  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2007


We planned on the Tour d'Abyss, but weather moved in and the Sawtooth was not looking very friendly in bad weather, so we had to settle for Bierstadt. A very fun route that I need to go back and finish.
Posted Oct 21, 2007 12:29 pm

rhlairdEast Ridge from Gomer  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 27, 2007


Long Day from Gomer. Perfect weather. Would not recommend descent via East Face.
Posted Sep 30, 2007 12:24 pm

noahs213Guanella Pass  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2007


Very overcast with tons of snow clouds. Got to the summit with just a second of a view and it was cold. Got a third of the way down and headed into 50mph winds with snow/hail. Nice weather. It was great. I wish the weather would always be like that.
Posted Sep 29, 2007 6:02 pm

argothorBeirstadt and Evans  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 1998


Started at Guanella Pass, waded though the famous Scott Gomer willows before the boardwalk was put in, summited Bierstadt and then did the Sawtooth to get to Evans. Headed back to the trailhead without going back over the Sawtooth. Got to the car just as the skies let loose with buckets of rain.
Posted Sep 28, 2007 5:21 pm

Jerry SBeautiful Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2007

Jerry S

Left Evans, went across the sawtooth and up the rocks on the South side. I had a fun time going up the rocks and it made it much more enjoyable than going up a well worn route. Came back the same way: down the rocks, across the sawtooth, and up spalding to get back down to the parking lot.
No clouds all day and couldn't have been more fun.
Posted Sep 27, 2007 12:32 am

Boriss AndeanRoute Climbed: Guanella Pass Trailhead.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2003

Boriss Andean

Climbed from Guanella Pass. Clear blue skies but windy at the summit.

Mount Bierstadt 4,286 m (14,060 ft).
Posted Sep 26, 2007 11:25 pm

hans.schenkWest Slopes  Sucess!


My wife and I climbed this the summer of 1999. It was my second 14er and her first. They were just starting to put in the walkways among the willow swamp. Needless to say, we got our feet wet because the planks weren't up yet.
Posted Sep 23, 2007 4:11 pm

mnicholsSawtooth  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2007


It was a nice day, still a lot of snow on the route so I used crampons to hurry my way up so I could get moving on the traverse.
Posted Sep 23, 2007 1:40 pm

Joe_ParvisWest Slopes speed hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2007


Training hike in beautiful environment. Went in afternoon and saw only 2 others coming down through willows. Otherwise quiet and calm alone. Quickly up and down. Tried to run all the way up, but still not ready for that.
Posted Sep 21, 2007 12:32 pm

skorpeoSolo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2007


My first fourteener of the year. 2 hours up and 2 down. Beautiful weather.
Posted Sep 20, 2007 7:06 pm

HokieJimquick trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2007


quick up and down from Guanella Pass, first to summit before the hords, light snow and windy on top
Posted Sep 17, 2007 10:07 pm

HylianHero#5  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2000


Another climb with the Boy Scout Troop. Very windy up on top near the boulders. Sunny day, great weather!
Posted Sep 16, 2007 1:28 am

GeorgeJamesB-Day Hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2007


A little more than two hours to the top from Guanella Pass, then across the Sawtooth Ridge and up to Evans. The Sawtooth was really great. Going up over the middle tooth was lots of fun. Heading up to Evans from there was kind of boring though.
Posted Sep 11, 2007 1:47 am

rkymtnWest Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2007


Climbed with Haliku - a quick ascent to gain the Sawtooth to Evans. It was a beautiful day with excellent weather.
7/4/11 - Climbed with my wife via the Western Slopes. We reached the summit on a gorgeous day (one of the best I can recall) in less than 2 hrs. Ran into Governor Hickenlooper and, we think, Senator Bennet on our way down.
Posted Sep 9, 2007 10:35 am

HalikuWest Slope  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2007


Climbed with rkymtn as part of our goal to do the Sawtooth ridge. The bivy at the TH sure beat driving up from Denver at 3 am. An easy climb and a beautiful sunrise. My 3rd and hopefully last time on this 14er.
Climbed it with Old Guide as our annual 14er climb. Varied weather.
The weather alternated between cloudy and being in the clouds. Winds were moderate and just enough to fill in the tracks making the way down more interesting. Very crowded as the parking lot was full and vehicles were parked along the road.
Posted Sep 9, 2007 9:30 am

dr_gonztravers  Sucess!


gorgeous area, tons of company. did the evan's traverse.
Posted Sep 5, 2007 1:37 pm

slowpokeEast Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2007


Started on Evans road at the Epaulet saddle and descended the gully to the Lake Fork valley. Ascended Bierstadt from just above Abyss Lake. Took the Sawtooth over to Evans and back down the road to the car.
Posted Sep 2, 2007 8:44 pm

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