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vertxRoute Climbed: Echo Lake Date Climbed: 1976  Sucess!

vertx

One of the first 14'er that I climbed. I can trace my addiction to the mountains back to the mountains in Colorado.
Posted Dec 8, 2004 12:17 pm

Steve LarsonRoute Climbed: South slopes Date Climbed: September, 1990  Sucess!

Steve Larson

Climbed this as part of a dayhike that included Mount Bierstadt. After summiting Bierstadt I dropped down chutes into the Abyss Lake basin, and then groveled up the loose slope to the summit of Evans. Bit of a crowd scene on top with all the cars and sightseers, but the Colorado Rockies are beautiful no matter what the conditions are...
Posted Nov 11, 2004 3:46 pm

ripper333Route Climbed: sawtooth ridge fr bierstadt Date Climbed: sept 1998  Sucess!
climbed with colorado mountain club. didnt know

anyone. cool bunch of people. fun climb. though

never saw any of them again. oh well.
Posted Oct 24, 2004 4:22 pm

NatashaRoute Climbed: Sawtooth from Bierstadt (Guanella Pass) Date Climbed: June 8, 2004  Sucess!

Natasha

What a way to start the summer! The Sawtooth was awesome! Encountered a few snowfields (next time I will take my ice axe). Glad we took the extra effort to hike over the ridges (on the way back) to meet back up with the Bierstadt trail, in lieu of trekking through the willows at the bottom.
Posted Oct 14, 2004 3:22 pm

mr_gRoute Climbed: Northeast Face Date Climbed: June 5, 1999  Sucess!

mr_g

Started from Summit Lake, and hiked alone the ridge line south of the bowl. Alot of snow still on the peak - a few people were hiking with skis. Very cold at the summit.
Posted Oct 12, 2004 10:56 am

mr_gRoute Climbed: Notheast Face Date Climbed: July 30, 2000  Sucess!

mr_g

Started from Summit Lake with a co-worker. This was his first 14er and my second climb of this peak. We hiked up the bowl and through the rock field. My co-worked got really worn out and had to rest frequently. The round trip time was about 4 hours for 2 miles.

Posted Oct 12, 2004 10:10 am

mr_gRoute Climbed: Evans Loop Date Climbed: May 31, 2003  Sucess!

mr_g

Started from Summit Lake and ascended over Mount Spaulding. Continued on to the summit of Evans along the ridgeline. Descended the same way instead of continuing the entire loop.

Posted Oct 12, 2004 8:46 am

phillinleyRoute Climbed: Summit lake Date Climbed: September 18, 2004  Sucess!

phillinley

Decided to do this one at night since my friends decided against climbing for the rest of the weekend. Went up the class three route instead of the class one route, which I realized to my chagrin 3/4 of the way up. Managed to make it up and back before the cold front hit, and the views of the cityscape were quite nice.
Posted Sep 24, 2004 12:58 am

Erik BeelerRoute Climbed: Evans Loop Date Climbed: Aug 15 2004  Sucess!

Erik Beeler

Easy acclimation hike, fun.
Posted Sep 20, 2004 11:28 am

thebeave7Route Climbed: Tourist Route Date Climbed: August 3rd, 2004  Sucess!

thebeave7

Drove up and walked to the summit for sunrise on the morning of Aus 3rd. Amazing views of Denver and the Mts. Though it was quite cold, and very windy up top.

Eric J Lee
Posted Sep 10, 2004 3:30 am

pusdkq6eeRoute Climbed: Drive up Date Climbed: 8-11-04  Sucess!

pusdkq6ee

Took one week vacation, try to visit ( hike ) as many peak as possible. Mt. Evans was the first stop. It was beautifull view. It was windy, no thunderstorm--LUCK ME.

Posted Aug 20, 2004 11:14 am

SaintgrizzlyRoute Climbed: Summit Lake, Road Date Climbed: '70's, '80's, 90's  Sucess!

Saintgrizzly

I've done this mountain many times, one time even participating in the Mount Evans Road Run! Actually, it's quite a nice mountain; many times we'd go to Summit Lake, then go up and over, and do the traverse to Bierstadt. Lots of things to do on Evans, lots of ways to do them!
Posted Aug 11, 2004 12:03 am

colintRoute Climbed: Sawtooth Date Climbed: June 2004  Sucess!

colint

Combined with Bierstadt and the Sawtooth ridge, this makes for a great day of class 3. Almost wish I had avoided the summit crowds of cars and people. The gully back to Guanella is an interesting place.
Posted Aug 10, 2004 3:19 pm

rob_runkleRoute Climbed: Guanella Pass TH Date Climbed: July 22, 2004  Sucess!

rob_runkle

Crowded at the top...
Posted Aug 1, 2004 3:41 pm

belexesRoute Climbed: Summit Lake via Spalding Date Climbed: July 30, 2004  Sucess!

belexes

It was very windy and pretty cold at the summit. It wasn't as crowded up there as I had expected. There were only a few hikers doing this the "hard way", most of them were coming up from the parking lot.
Posted Jul 30, 2004 5:26 pm

flyinghighpeteRoute Climbed: Sawtooth Ridge Date Climbed: July 6, 2004  Sucess!

flyinghighpete

First climbed Bierdstadt and then did the sawtooth to Evans with clear skies throughout the day.
Posted Jul 12, 2004 9:02 pm

awillsonRoute Climbed: Northeast Face Date Climbed: June 12, 2004  Sucess!

awillson

It is a short and easy hike from Summit Lake. It was cold with scattered snow showers. I climbed with my brother Brent and my sister Laura.
Posted Jul 8, 2004 9:47 am

petersbikeRoute Climbed: Road bike Date Climbed: June 2004  Sucess!

petersbike

Cycled from Bergen Park park and ride to the summit parking lot, then ascended the last 100feet via bike shoes. 68 mile round trip. Encouraged two hikers on the 1/4 mile summit trail not to turn back, as they negotiated a 5 foot long patch of snowy trail.
Posted Jun 30, 2004 10:11 pm

RatballsRoute Climbed: from Summit Lake via easternmost couloir on north face Date Climbed: 27 June, 2004  Sucess!

Ratballs

Just spent a great morning up high on Evans and Spalding. Climbed the easternmost couloir on Evans' north face under cloudless skies. The snow was over-ripe (read postholing up to my thighs) down low in the lower-angled stuff, but pretty good up high. Had a great view from the top, then wandered over to Spalding and down its ridge back to the truck. Of course, by this time, it was snowing and clouds filled the horizon and necessitated a 15mph retreat down the mountain.
Posted Jun 27, 2004 9:53 pm

Scott WesemannRoute Climbed: Echo lake Date Climbed: 6/02  Sucess!

Scott Wesemann

This was a fun hike, although it was very crowded on top. It was also very warm on top and the view was great!
Posted Jun 10, 2004 12:09 am

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