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brandonRoute Climbed: via the Sawtooth Date Climbed: March 12, 2005  Sucess!


Much fun, I'd guess much of the traverse is easier in winter with the snow cover.
Posted Mar 14, 2005 10:19 pm

Brad SniderRoute Climbed: Sawtooth Ridge Date Climbed: March 12, 2005  Sucess!

Brad Snider

Summitted w/ SP member Brandon after climbing Mount Bierstadt and the Sawtooth. Great climb, but a long day!
Posted Mar 12, 2005 11:18 pm

bigwillyRoute Climbed: West ridge Date Climbed: September 18, 2004  Sucess!


The willows are the most memorable thing about this climb. They are a major pain. Be sure the weather is alright since the ridge is long and hard to retreat from. Summitted later in the day so that we were able to avoid the majority of the gawking tourists. They wouldn't understand why we hike anyways.
Posted Mar 10, 2005 11:37 pm

RModelliRoute Climbed: road Date Climbed: sept 2004  Sucess!


road...need I say anything ?
Posted Feb 21, 2005 9:25 am

ColoradoScottRoute Climbed: West Ridge from Guanella Pass Date Climbed: July 11, 1987  Sucess!


Finding one's way thru the willows is what you really remember from this climb. That and the hoarde of tourists near the top that gawk at you carrying a pack (I know they're thinking: "Why didn't you just drive up and hike from the parking area?"). If I had to answer that question, they wouldn't understand the answer anyway. Alas....just make sure the weather holds out ok if you try this and have to return to the western summit...I wouldn't want to be there in a storm.
Posted Feb 2, 2005 12:23 pm

Luka ZnidarcicRoute Climbed: northeast face Date Climbed: August 2002  Sucess!

Luka Znidarcic

Fun day with roommates--very cold, icy and windy however! Made for an interesting hike.
Posted Jan 26, 2005 7:52 pm

edlinsRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: December 18, 2004  Sucess!


From Guanella Pass took 10.5 hrs. Ascended the interesting unnamed couloir just WSW of Spaulding.
Posted Jan 9, 2005 8:35 pm

bakcastRoute Climbed: Sawtooth RIdge from Bierstadt Date Climbed: June 2000  Sucess!


We experienced some interesting "geologic activity" on the west ridge this day.
Posted Dec 12, 2004 2:10 pm

vertxRoute Climbed: Echo Lake Date Climbed: 1976  Sucess!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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!


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

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