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alpineairEvans to Bierstadt  Sucess!

alpineair

The trick when I did this ages ago was finding the start from the Evans side.
Posted Oct 28, 2013 6:15 pm

FletchCrowded  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2011

Fletch

much ado about nothing. catwalk was a bit of a puckerfest, but I thought the actual climbign was pretty mild. Very cool place tho...
Posted Dec 28, 2012 3:37 pm

telemarkdudeFun Ridge Run  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 1996

telemarkdude

Nice little scramble. Very enjoyable and recommended route for picking up these two peaks. The exposure really is not great and none of the scrambling was difficult.
Posted Oct 11, 2012 7:56 pm

alpine345Toothy  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2012

alpine345

Channeled Dave Cooper and stayed right on the ridge crest until the crossover to the N side...very fun scramble!
Posted Sep 21, 2012 10:51 pm

bighornmonkeyClassic  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2012

bighornmonkey

Classic ridge traverse between Bierstadt and Evans...
Posted Aug 27, 2012 1:17 pm

GerrySReturn to Sawtooth  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2012

GerryS

(Bierstadt to Evans) Climbed this about 20 years ago and spent MANY miserable hours in the willows on the return from Evans. Was very happy to find that there is now a very discernible trail through those willows. It's still not a good trail; sank into mud up to my ankles, but MUCH better than bushwhacking. Was very sad to learn a fellow climber lost his life a few days after my climb while returning back over the Sawtooth. Even though a dry Sawtooth is a pretty simple class 2 climb, with a couple class 3 moves, the easy way back from Evans is down the gully and through the willows.
Posted Aug 21, 2012 12:46 am

rockrat2Fun outting  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2012

rockrat2

Beautiful day in the mountains. Did the Sawtooth Ridge in both directions. Was a very fun climb. Took rope but absolutely no need for a rope on this route. Class III, fun scramble
Posted Aug 14, 2012 11:12 pm

MissHNew word: Gendarme  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2012

MissH

Can't think of a better way to expand my vocabulary than experiencing the word! Great hike on the Sawtooth Ridge today with EricD from Bierstadt to Evans. Class 3 is not so bad if you don't look down, but then where's the fun? Snow and ice were limited to shady areas under rocks, avoidable. Wind wasn't too bad and the rain clouds looked worse than they were. Great day for scrambling!
Posted Jun 6, 2012 10:07 am

metalmountainEast ridge of Bierstadt to Sawtooth to Evans  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

metalmountain

Awesome day for climbing, did the Tour De Abyss. Sadly witnessed a tragic accident on the Sawtooth that day on this route. Everyone be careful out there.
Posted Dec 7, 2011 12:06 pm

Ted EliasonCoolest Goat Encounter  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2007

Ted Eliason

Crossing the Sawtooth we had to circumnavigate between goats to get to the Evans side. Had avoided this ridge twice before because it looked fatiguing and possibly hairy from the summit of Bierstadt. Now I cannot imagine hiking Bierstadt without crossing the Sawtooth as well.
Posted Oct 13, 2011 1:20 pm

BLongFun hike  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 25, 2011

BLong

A nice easy 2nd class route with one 30' 3rd class section. I enjoyed doing a loop from the switchback at 13,300' on the Mt Evans road, up Bierstadt, and then over on the Saw.

Posted Sep 25, 2011 7:46 pm

mstenderClassic route!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2011

mstender

Did the Sawtooth form Bierstadt to Evans with two other people from 14ers.com. Very fun route but I hated the downclimb on the loose face of Bierstadt. The Sawtooth ridge itself is a great class III route and the exposure not all that bad.
Posted Aug 24, 2011 11:36 pm

MonopoleBierstadt-Sawtooth-Evans  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2011

Monopole

The ridge was still mixed, with lots of snow on the East slopes. A fun route (except, perhaps, for the final bit of route-finding through willowy marshland).
Posted Jul 7, 2011 3:01 pm

AlanaOnly did Bierstadt to do this  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2010
Fun scramble, perfect weather. Saw many people give up when they were so close to the end. To all prospective Sawtooth scramblers: that slope at the end is *not* as hard as it looks! DO NOT turn back!
Posted Sep 19, 2010 11:12 pm

strudolyubovBierstadt to Evans via Sawtooth  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2010

strudolyubov

Climbed Bierstadt via East Ridge and traversed to Evans via Sawtooth. Nice solid rock if you trying to stay on the ridge. Fun scrambling, nice weather, great view!
Posted Jul 26, 2010 1:45 pm

gabemSawtooth Rocks  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2010

gabem

Sawtooth route was definitely awesome. Highlight of the day by far. Evans is anticlimactic when you get to the top and have Van-Loads of kids and an entire Menonite Congregation searching for the highest point on the summit. If you don't care about named summits and the weather is nice, take your break on top of the West Summit, which is a couple hundred meters to the West and only 2 feet shorter (will gladly lug a 3 ft boulder to the top of it with some people for a nice shenanigan). You will have solitude and a more fun scramble to the top.

Resign yourself to a crappy route through the willows on the way back to Guanella Pass. All around good day though.
Posted Jul 7, 2010 4:09 pm

KieferSawtooth  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2009

Kiefer

Great route! Was very unexpected! This was a great route and highly recommended.
Posted Jun 29, 2009 12:18 am

Ted EliasonWorth the plunge  Sucess!

Ted Eliason

I'de been to the top of Bierstadt 3 times before to look down the ridge and say nah. I was missing out. This was a very fun and not so hard scramble.
Posted Jan 17, 2009 12:08 pm

rkymtnBierstadt to Evans  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2007

rkymtn

Haliku and I slept on the pass and got an early start. The climb was really fun and we had great weather.
Posted Sep 25, 2008 12:49 pm

Pete CastriconeBierstadt to Evans  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2006

Pete Castricone

This was my 1st Class 3 route and the beginning of my mountaineering addiction. After boring Bierstadt, The Sawtooth is a fun climb. Just make sure you know how to get back to your car!
Posted Aug 23, 2008 9:14 am

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