Mount Bierstadt Climber's Log

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eric-griz - Sep 5, 2023 8:55 pm Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2023

Nice hike with wonderful views  Sucess!

Started from Guanella Pass with a good friend from college. It was my 6th 14er, his 1st. Great weather, with little wind at the summit.


Lodewijk - Jun 19, 2023 8:09 am Date Climbed: May 28, 2023

West slopes from Guanella Pass  Sucess!

Guanella pass just opened so I started from the traihead near the pass. Drove up from Denver (very) early in the morning to have an early start (5.30 AM) to avoid postholing since there was still a lot of snow present. Great day out , met a lot of nice people on the way.


eferesen - May 24, 2023 2:32 pm Date Climbed: May 20, 2023

Perfect Day  Sucess!

Lots of slushy snow and NO wind. The trailhead was closed had to hike from a lower parking lot


JThorne - Feb 27, 2023 9:34 pm Date Climbed: Jul 8, 2011

Mt Bierstadt  Sucess!

West Slopes / Sawtooth Ridge


JThorne - Feb 27, 2023 9:34 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2010

Mt Bierstadt  Sucess!

West Slopes


JThorne - Feb 27, 2023 9:33 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2009

Mt Bierstadt  Sucess!

West Slopes


JThorne - Feb 27, 2023 9:33 pm Date Climbed: May 23, 2008

Mt Bierstadt  Sucess!

West Slopes

andersgrau8 - Jun 27, 2022 8:02 pm Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2022

First 14er!  Sucess!

This was my first 14er


aarobkol - Mar 26, 2022 3:42 pm Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2022

Spring bierstadt  Sucess!

Snowshoes through the willows, then switched to microspikes.
Started at 5:30, summitted at 9ish.
By 11 or so it started getting really warm and the snow was getting soft - I saw people heading up who started hours later than me but was glad I had gotten up early

roevans88 - Jan 17, 2022 6:34 pm Date Climbed: Jan 9, 2022

Bierstadt via west slopes  Sucess!

Started at the winter trailhead, snowshoed up the road to the guanella pass th. Approach to the west slopes was windblown snow snowshoes were helpful. Switched to microspikes midway up as the snow was blown away. Suffered a bit from a headache but powered through summited


LouisFasano32 - Dec 16, 2021 11:21 pm

Beers on Bierstadt  Sucess!

Really cool to combo Bierstadt and Evans. Made sure to have a beer at the summit.


ASliceOfLife - Oct 29, 2021 9:03 am Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2021

A weekend trip from Wisconsin

My first 14er! I flew in from Wisconsin the evening before and had zero acclimatization. It was tough but it felt great to reach the top! Beautiful weather that day as well!

Bryan W

Bryan W - Jul 9, 2021 9:31 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2021

Crowded  Sucess!

Got a sunrise start right around 6:00. The boardwalk across the willows was slick with morning frost or ice on it. One section isn't very level at all as one side has settled. I promptly ended falling and hanging over the boardwalk with my hat and sunglasses in the water. I apparently wasn't the only one this happened to that morning. At any rate, me and about 300 other people hit the summit that day, with at least 40 of them being on top at the same time as me. If it's solitude and peace and quiet that you like, don't do this one in the summer.


jake_the_snake - Apr 3, 2021 2:36 pm Date Climbed: Apr 3, 2021

Bierstadt Ski  Sucess!

Awesome ski


bdreese2 - Jan 31, 2021 5:46 pm Date Climbed: Nov 15, 2016

Bierstadt  Sucess!


Dansmlgnp - Nov 20, 2020 10:59 pm

2014 season...I think  Sucess!

Flew from GNP to visit my sister in Denver. Met up with Jeff, who wanted to start climbing/hiking 14ers. We made our way up Bierstadt, over the sawtooth and to evans. Great day.


tjburr - Nov 12, 2020 2:43 am Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2002

Late Afternoon into Evening Climb - Sunset from Summit  Sucess!

I climbed this one after work. The trail is straightforward, I wasn't worried about using a headlamp on the way back down. There weren't many on the trail that day. Happy Trails.

Climbingwithewan - Aug 31, 2020 9:17 am Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2020

Mt Bierstadt and Evans climb  Sucess!

Mt. Bierstadt was not too hard, I did in a reasonable amount of time. From there, I continued to Mt.Evans via Sawtooth

williama3 - Jun 14, 2020 2:02 pm Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2020

Very Wind Mt. Bierstadt ascent w/ Xavier  Sucess!

A cold, windy, mostly sunny ascent today. Snow from a storm last night made it slick in spots this morning. indicated that the wind speeds at 14,000ft were 46mph around the time we hit the summit. All in all a great day to be outside.


NorCalNomad - Nov 22, 2019 9:48 am Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2019

Bierstadt and Evans via Sawtooth  Sucess!

5:18 Added about a half mile by accidentally going towards Spaulding for a bit. Was very boggy and wet in the meadows below the Sawtooth gully, impossible to keep the feet dry. Pretty windy at Evans but awesome conditions!

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