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apierceRoute: West Ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2005


Awesome hike: hitched a ride down via Mount Evans road due to severe weather.
Posted Apr 7, 2006 5:03 am

Mountain JimFrom Summit Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 4, 1967

Mountain Jim

Hiked up & down in a snowstorm.
Posted Mar 23, 2006 3:33 am

hawkmanroute: sawtooth from Bierstadt  Sucess!


Loved the Sawtooth, long walk back through the reeds trying to beat the incoming weather.
Posted Mar 14, 2006 5:36 pm

Matt Toensingmatt  Sucess!

Matt Toensing

Awesome view. Pretty easy. I hate all the bastards that drive up it.
Posted Mar 5, 2006 5:06 pm

RMdaytripsgrlRoute: Summit Ridge from Summit Lake  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2001


Our first 14er! With husband and sister. We had only been living in Colorado for a few weeks at this point. Went around summit ridge from Summit Lake and descended NE face. I guess I have to go back and climb this one the "real" way one of these days, since this is only about 1,800 vert.
Posted Feb 27, 2006 2:59 am

foreverwildvia Echo Lake


Hiked with a group via Echo Lake on a plesant late August day, most of them had a few too many beers the night before to get up early, but a few of us enjoyed the beautiful hike and descended via one of the class three variations for some added fun.
Posted Feb 13, 2006 7:16 pm

KieferRoute Climbed: Not Listed Date Climbed: August 1996  Sucess!


I parked at Summit lake and walked around the lake to the other side. I found a couloir almost half way between Evans and Spalding, closer to Evans and climbed up that and gained the ridge probably 300-400 meters away from Evans. It was my first experience in a couloir (other than the trough-which I was quite used to). very windy on top.

Came straight down the east slope and picked up the road. Not too many people
Posted Jan 24, 2006 2:39 pm

barrattRoute Climbed: Summit Lake to Spaulding to Evans Date Climbed: 6/30/02  Sucess!


This was my 4th 14er and the most fun one yet. Ran into goats close to Spaulding summit. Fun talus hike on West side of Evans as you climb SE to summit.
Posted Jan 19, 2006 9:23 pm

doumallRoute Climbed: Northwest Ridge Date Climbed: January 6th, 2006  Sucess!


Included Spalding. A nice walk in the winter with no one else in sight.
Posted Jan 10, 2006 3:51 pm

chicagotransplantRoute Climbed: The Sawtooth Date Climbed: July 31, 2004  Sucess!


The Sawtooth is way more fun than driving :)
Posted Jan 9, 2006 8:04 pm

1mverticalRoute Climbed: West Ridge Date Climbed: January 28, 2003  Sucess!


A very long haul with deep powder snow in the gullies. Verglass made the upper ridge very very painful. This was a brusing snow climb.
Posted Jan 4, 2006 5:14 pm

Livelife4SummitsRoute Climbed: the Sawtooth Date Climbed: August 9th, 2003  Sucess!


Combo day, did this in conjunction with Mount Bierstadt, just because it was convenient to do both of them at the same time. Great view but people with cars make this a little too accessible for my taste. I hate crowds on the summit.
Posted Dec 29, 2005 2:00 am

LSRoute Climbed: west ridge Date Climbed: 25-aug-2005  Sucess!


Thunderstorms on the summit. See the story here: http://distantpeak.com/web/mountains/n-america/mount_evans
Posted Dec 26, 2005 4:09 pm

vayporzRoute Climbed: Evans Loop Direct Date Climbed: June 23, 2005  Sucess!


This was a rest day, so we picked the easy way up... left the truck at echo and got just enough elevation to call it official.
Posted Nov 18, 2005 12:34 am

whatisisRoute Climbed: OK, we drove up there this time. Date Climbed: September 3, 2005  Sucess!


Got married on time just after sunrise.
Posted Nov 4, 2005 5:38 pm

indianhillstedRoute Climbed: Road Date Climbed: July 2001  Sucess!
I've done this numerous times. First time to the summit was riding from Evergreen (Bergan Park) to the parking lot, then hiking with sandals the rest of the way. Since then I've never done the last hike to the top again, but had ridden the road for 4 years running. I hit 50mph every time heading down.
Posted Oct 27, 2005 5:47 pm

heather14Route Climbed: Guanella Pass Date Climbed: August 14, 2005  Sucess!


Well, we started at Guanella Pass and went toooo far left. Ended up summiting Spaulding, then heading to Evans. Made for a nice looong hike! But we got to bag 2 peaks! And it was a beautiful day. Bierstadt even had a dusting of snow.
Posted Oct 22, 2005 11:44 pm

fossanaRoute Climbed: Sawtooth Ridge Date Climbed: 24 August 2005?  Sucess!


Good stuff
Posted Oct 13, 2005 8:47 pm

TopoftheworldRoute Climbed: Echo lake Date Climbed: July 14, 2005  Sucess!


Fun Fourteener, however the summit is CRAWLING with unappreciative tourists who litter and bother the wildlife....Stay on Bierstadt, it's most likely better.
Posted Oct 5, 2005 9:33 pm

iceisniceRoute Climbed: Sawtooth to Bierdstadt Date Climbed: Jan '04  Sucess!


Good winter climb. Pretty straight forward. More fun to try and stay right on top of the ridge instead of the side like most people do.
Posted Oct 3, 2005 10:08 pm

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