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Brandon FullerMt. Evans Ascent Road Race  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2006

Brandon Fuller

Instead of the usual boring climb, I ran a race to the top!
Posted Aug 20, 2007 12:39 am

ouray19Mt. Evans  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2006

ouray19

Purposefully did this mountain on a Monday. Only ran into 2 other people on the trail, of course the summit was another story since you can drive there. Kind of weird seeing a parking lot and people in street clothes. I actually felt kind of "out-of-place" and grubby for the first time on a 14'er!!
Posted Aug 18, 2007 9:20 pm

K_G_WrightLovely!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 15, 1989

K_G_Wright

Just signing the log. Growing up in Evergreen, this was my backyard playground. I've climbed this one many times, using nearly all the routes, from every direction, in every season, and all conditions. If you don't want to do the overcrowded summer westerly/"Tooth" routes, a long fun route to try is from "Camp Rock", west of upper Bear Creek in Evergreen, to Bear Track Lakes and then a line up to the upper south faces of Evans. The couloir out of Chicago Creek Basin is fun 4th class stuff too. Just before the road opens, or just after it closes, the road up from Echo Lake is an awesome mountain bike trip. In winter, the road up is an outstanding cross country ski route. Good times!!!
Posted Aug 15, 2007 2:28 pm

vanny37Willows!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2007

vanny37

Climbed via the Sawtooth and West Ridge. Staying on top of the ridge is much more fun than the trail on the south side of the ridge. The willows on the descent lived up to their reputation.
Posted Aug 11, 2007 11:40 pm

AirborneBuffStarted at the Top  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2007

AirborneBuff

started at the top, climbed down the Sawtooth/West Ridge route, turned around and climbed back up to the top
Posted Aug 9, 2007 12:51 pm

davebobk47via Sawtooth  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2007

davebobk47

I really don't like willows but a great climb overall. Saw about a dozen mountain goats.
Posted Aug 6, 2007 10:42 pm

seanpeckhamDoes driving count?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2001

seanpeckham

I was passing through, and in the company of a non-hiker, so drove up. Nice place, though crowded. But I saw a lot of mountain goats close up.
Posted Aug 1, 2007 2:58 pm

I like it on topLong Day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2003

I like it on top

Started from Guanella pass, made a couple of wrong turns, but finally found the summit. Lots of tourists. My cousins first 14'er.
Posted Aug 1, 2007 2:16 pm

LonePeakFreakToo bad about the road...
Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2007

LonePeakFreak

Drove it on a rest day between Elbert and Massive. Spectacular scenery! Hiked around Summit Lake and took some pictures. Definitely worth coming back to do the right way.
Posted Jul 31, 2007 12:36 pm

smiarowskiGood times  Sucess!

smiarowski

Good times with my big bro
Posted Jul 29, 2007 1:40 pm

TLPnot signing, but was there  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2007

TLP

Was I successful? I guess so. I paid the $10 to drive up to the top. It was my first time in Colorado, and I wanted to see how I would feel on the top of a 14er. The next day I CLIMBED Mt. Elbert! Woo-Hoo. It was a total tourist thing to do, but it was fun. You guys in Colorado got it made. Lucky dogs.
Posted Jul 23, 2007 5:01 pm

KruckAnti-climactic  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2007

Kruck

Got up early to beat the crowds. We were third on summit, but by the time we were ready to head back, the parade had begun.
Posted Jul 16, 2007 10:50 am

Jeremy HakesBest done in winter  Sucess!

Jeremy Hakes

Climb in winter to avoid the crowds. Be sure to hit "West Evans", too.
Posted Jul 12, 2007 4:20 pm

Scott RogersFun  Sucess!

Scott Rogers

Quick little jaunt across the ridge.
Posted Jul 11, 2007 10:33 pm

Panthera unciaDouble Dip!
Date Climbed: Jul 2, 2007

Panthera uncia

Amazing Climb! The Sawtooth was fun and much easier than I expected it to be. The crowd of motorists at the summit was disappointing. Hiked the west ridge route down and had to bushwack through the willows in order to get back to Guanella Pass.
Posted Jul 10, 2007 8:09 pm

IdahoKidEvans  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2007

IdahoKid

Climbed via Sawtooth from Bierstadt...apparently forgot there was a paved road to the summit which led to quite the surprise!
Posted Jul 5, 2007 12:34 pm

mountainjunkieThe Crystal  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2007

mountainjunkie

Climbed the Crystal Couloir on Father's Day. The weather and conditions were perfect. My wife and daughter drove to the top and met me at the summit for a Father's Day celebration.
Posted Jun 18, 2007 2:28 pm

AsphazellNorth Face  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2007

Asphazell

Beautiful way to summit this peak.
Posted Jun 11, 2007 12:38 am

sshankleCrystal Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2007

sshankle

Climbed the Crystal couloir in about 2 hours from Summit Lake. It was cold (well below freezing) and windy today. Nice fun moderate snow climb at altitude. We had very hard snow for the approach to the couloir and good step kicking snow for the climb.
Posted Jun 8, 2007 1:23 pm

MasonMillerlong day out  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2001

MasonMiller

such a long time ago this was. Huge mountain though... bike approach, great finish.
Posted Mar 23, 2007 2:34 am

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