Mount Bierstadt Climber's Log

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Pivvay - Aug 21, 2008 10:48 am Date Climbed: Nov 10, 2007

Got one, no sawtooth  Sucess!

We were after the combo and the sawtooth but Marni and Turbo weren't liking the snow cover and we backed off back up Bierstadt. Still a nice hike and a few little glissades on the way down.


alpspitze - Aug 15, 2008 8:17 pm Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2008

Standart route  Sucess!

Several hundred people shared this one with me. Short and sweet.


lalpinist - Aug 6, 2008 12:26 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2008

Hot  Sucess!

There was a bit of a heat wave, and the sun was intense. 5 hours RT for three lowlanders. The mountain was pretty busy for a mid-week climb.


sistinas - Aug 4, 2008 5:15 pm Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2008

Standard Route  Sucess!

Beautiful day - first Colorado 14er, no altitude problems, gorgeous weather even though it was so humid we couldn't light a fire the night before. Summit was pretty crowded even though it was a Tuesday. Met some guys who were trying to eat donuts on top of every 14er.

Midlife Mountaineer

Midlife Mountaineer - Jul 27, 2008 3:48 am Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2008

Beautiful day, and then...  Sucess!

My plans to attempt the sawtooth to Evans were thwarted by a storm over Evans. As I was descending an intense storm arose with a lot of people still on the mountain. It was a long, wet hike back with a steady barrage of lightning.

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Jul 22, 2008 2:59 pm

An adventure  Sucess!

After summiting, crossed the sawtooth and over to Evans. I ran out of food, got rained on, and was tired.

Sierra Ledge Rat

Sierra Ledge Rat - Jul 18, 2008 12:38 am

Evans-Bierstadt  Sucess!

Multiple trips across the Evans-Bierstadt Traverse


wlstone - Jul 13, 2008 5:50 pm Date Climbed: Nov 16, 2007

Last one for the year  Sucess!

One more before I got to head back to Iraq.

Matt Miller

Matt Miller - Jul 7, 2008 7:20 pm Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2008

My 3rd 14er  Sucess!

Climbed Bierstadt after doing Torreys and Grays in the morning. Started around 10:40 and made it back to the car around 1.


dirth - Jul 2, 2008 12:20 am Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2008

Good first 14er  Sucess!

Quick climb. Not from Colorado so I was pleased when I didn't have any problems with the altitude. Passed 10 other groups going up. It looked like other people were struggling with the altitude a little bit more.


thehans - Jun 25, 2008 9:35 pm Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007

First time  Sucess!

Nice easy hike. Bagged in 2 hours.


vanhorne - Jun 24, 2008 2:20 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2007

Standart route  Sucess!

Cold and Rainy but still fun.

Linds - May 19, 2008 12:53 am Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2007

Mt. Bierstadt  Sucess!

Started from Lake Fork Valley, great place to see mountain goats.


dswink - Mar 10, 2008 12:25 am Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2006

Bierstadt - Sawtooth - Evans  Sucess!

My first 14er! From Guanella Pass to the Bierstadt summit, then over Sawtooth ridge to Mount Evans and then dropped down into the willows to return to the car. A very long day.


jimegan - Feb 6, 2008 8:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2006



Shirley Lam

Shirley Lam - Jan 30, 2008 10:50 pm Date Climbed: Nov 4, 2007

From Guanella Pass...  Sucess!

and did Bierstadt to Evans...I like that sawtooth ridge!


tomlauren - Jan 29, 2008 8:59 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2005

South Ridge  Sucess!

Hiked the South Ridge from Scott Gomer Creek Trailhead. To the best of my knowledge, nobody else summited via that route that day (and it was a Saturday). Got great shots of a mountain goat near the top.


habaceeba - Jan 27, 2008 11:39 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2007

again...  Sucess!

from Guanella Pass again. Next time it'll be a harder route.


habaceeba - Jan 27, 2008 11:37 am Date Climbed: Oct 8, 2006

First 14er  Sucess!

Hindsight is 20/20, and I was in idiot. I had moved to CO from TX a few weeks earlier and I was overly excited about the mountains. I set out this day with little more than a light jacket and water. I was wearing a pair of 3-4 year old New Balance running shoes with zero traction. When I reached the summit, it was whiteout and the snow began to blanket the ground as I descended. I made it in one piece.


DharmaBum1984 - Jan 24, 2008 1:38 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2005

West side  Sucess!

Took my girlfriend at the time up for her first 14er. Paid dearly for it.

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