Mount Evans Climber's Log

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Natasha - Oct 14, 2004 3:22 pm

Route Climbed: Sawtooth from Bierstadt (Guanella Pass) Date Climbed: June 8, 2004  Sucess!

What a way to start the summer! The Sawtooth was awesome! Encountered a few snowfields (next time I will take my ice axe). Glad we took the extra effort to hike over the ridges (on the way back) to meet back up with the Bierstadt trail, in lieu of trekking through the willows at the bottom.


mr_g - Oct 12, 2004 10:56 am

Route Climbed: Northeast Face Date Climbed: June 5, 1999  Sucess!

Started from Summit Lake, and hiked alone the ridge line south of the bowl. Alot of snow still on the peak - a few people were hiking with skis. Very cold at the summit.


mr_g - Oct 12, 2004 10:10 am

Route Climbed: Notheast Face Date Climbed: July 30, 2000  Sucess!

Started from Summit Lake with a co-worker. This was his first 14er and my second climb of this peak. We hiked up the bowl and through the rock field. My co-worked got really worn out and had to rest frequently. The round trip time was about 4 hours for 2 miles.


mr_g - Oct 12, 2004 8:46 am

Route Climbed: Evans Loop Date Climbed: May 31, 2003  Sucess!

Started from Summit Lake and ascended over Mount Spaulding. Continued on to the summit of Evans along the ridgeline. Descended the same way instead of continuing the entire loop.


phillinley - Sep 24, 2004 12:58 am

Route Climbed: Summit lake Date Climbed: September 18, 2004  Sucess!

Decided to do this one at night since my friends decided against climbing for the rest of the weekend. Went up the class three route instead of the class one route, which I realized to my chagrin 3/4 of the way up. Managed to make it up and back before the cold front hit, and the views of the cityscape were quite nice.

Erik Beeler

Erik Beeler - Sep 20, 2004 11:28 am

Route Climbed: Evans Loop Date Climbed: Aug 15 2004  Sucess!

Easy acclimation hike, fun.


thebeave7 - Sep 10, 2004 3:30 am

Route Climbed: Tourist Route Date Climbed: August 3rd, 2004  Sucess!

Drove up and walked to the summit for sunrise on the morning of Aus 3rd. Amazing views of Denver and the Mts. Though it was quite cold, and very windy up top.

Eric J Lee


pusdkq6ee - Aug 20, 2004 11:14 am

Route Climbed: Drive up Date Climbed: 8-11-04  Sucess!

Took one week vacation, try to visit ( hike ) as many peak as possible. Mt. Evans was the first stop. It was beautifull view. It was windy, no thunderstorm--LUCK ME.


Saintgrizzly - Aug 11, 2004 12:03 am

Route Climbed: Summit Lake, Road Date Climbed: '70's, '80's, 90's  Sucess!

I've done this mountain many times, one time even participating in the Mount Evans Road Run! Actually, it's quite a nice mountain; many times we'd go to Summit Lake, then go up and over, and do the traverse to Bierstadt. Lots of things to do on Evans, lots of ways to do them!


colint - Aug 10, 2004 3:19 pm

Route Climbed: Sawtooth Date Climbed: June 2004  Sucess!

Combined with Bierstadt and the Sawtooth ridge, this makes for a great day of class 3. Almost wish I had avoided the summit crowds of cars and people. The gully back to Guanella is an interesting place.


rob_runkle - Aug 1, 2004 3:41 pm

Route Climbed: Guanella Pass TH Date Climbed: July 22, 2004  Sucess!

Crowded at the top...


belexes - Jul 30, 2004 5:26 pm

Route Climbed: Summit Lake via Spalding Date Climbed: July 30, 2004  Sucess!

It was very windy and pretty cold at the summit. It wasn't as crowded up there as I had expected. There were only a few hikers doing this the "hard way", most of them were coming up from the parking lot.


flyinghighpete - Jul 12, 2004 9:02 pm

Route Climbed: Sawtooth Ridge Date Climbed: July 6, 2004  Sucess!

First climbed Bierdstadt and then did the sawtooth to Evans with clear skies throughout the day.


awillson - Jul 8, 2004 9:47 am

Route Climbed: Northeast Face Date Climbed: June 12, 2004  Sucess!

It is a short and easy hike from Summit Lake. It was cold with scattered snow showers. I climbed with my brother Brent and my sister Laura.


petersbike - Jun 30, 2004 10:11 pm

Route Climbed: Road bike Date Climbed: June 2004  Sucess!

Cycled from Bergen Park park and ride to the summit parking lot, then ascended the last 100feet via bike shoes. 68 mile round trip. Encouraged two hikers on the 1/4 mile summit trail not to turn back, as they negotiated a 5 foot long patch of snowy trail.


Ratballs - Jun 27, 2004 9:53 pm

Route Climbed: from Summit Lake via easternmost couloir on north face Date Climbed: 27 June, 2004  Sucess!

Just spent a great morning up high on Evans and Spalding. Climbed the easternmost couloir on Evans' north face under cloudless skies. The snow was over-ripe (read postholing up to my thighs) down low in the lower-angled stuff, but pretty good up high. Had a great view from the top, then wandered over to Spalding and down its ridge back to the truck. Of course, by this time, it was snowing and clouds filled the horizon and necessitated a 15mph retreat down the mountain.

Scott Wesemann

Scott Wesemann - Jun 10, 2004 12:09 am

Route Climbed: Echo lake Date Climbed: 6/02  Sucess!

This was a fun hike, although it was very crowded on top. It was also very warm on top and the view was great!


lostman - Jun 9, 2004 3:03 pm

Route Climbed: Sawtooth via Bierstadt's SE Ridge Date Climbed: July 27, 2001  Sucess!

The culmination of a wonderful loop starting at the first switchback on Evans' SE slopes on the Mt Evans Highway. Straight down into Abyss Lake's valley, up Bierstadt's lofty SE ridge, over Bierstadt, across the Sawtooth, and over Evans back to the car. An intense introduction to Class 3!

Aaron Reid - Jun 8, 2004 6:31 pm

Route Climbed: Crystal/Snave combo -- North Face Date Climbed: 6/8/04  Sucess!

Drove up to Summit Lake this morning and climbed the North Face, starting with the "Crystal" route on hard snow, and then bailed near the top to traverse east across the face to the start of the Snave Couloir, and finished the ascent with the Snave. A nice fun 4th class pitch for the finish, good weather. A fun 2 hr. climb from Summit Lake.


sbkelley - May 12, 2004 6:30 pm

Route Climbed: Sawtooth Date Climbed: August 2003  Sucess!

The traverse from Bierstadt was a lot of fun - definitely liked the Sawtooth a lot. Some airy views, but nothing too demanding. Storms brewing early in the day forced me down into Scott Gomer Creek drainage and I got to have some willow-bashing fun afterall!

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