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


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


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


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


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!


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

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


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


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


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


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


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

sshankleCrystal Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2007


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


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

ppergandeA good combo  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 3, 2006


No one up there on a cold October day. Did Bierstadt and Evans via the Sawtooth Ridge (loved the Sawtooth). I would enjoy going back to try some of the snow routes on Evans!
Posted Feb 7, 2007 4:07 am

El_Capitansummit lake via spalding  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 7, 2005
short but easy hike from the summit lake parking lot.
Posted Jan 24, 2007 3:30 am

CWFryEvansville  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2006


Lost in the willows during the rain going from Guanella. So much fun. Good times.
Posted Dec 26, 2006 11:47 pm

cftbqvia Sawtooth  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2002


Did Bierstadt first. A long day, with negotiating the willows on the way out, but a great twofer. Glad I knocked both peaks off before any more permit requirements are imposed.
Posted Dec 21, 2006 10:38 pm

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