Mount Evans Climber's Log

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Moogie737

Moogie737 - Aug 26, 2015 11:30 pm Date Climbed: Aug 22, 2015

From Guanella Pass  Sucess!

#1 8-22-15 The ascent from the pass was a bit taxing because one is off trail so much of the time. Next time we will ascend the Mt Spalding nw ridge and go over the summit, then pick up the Summit Lake trail to Evans' west ridge. Then we'll take the ridge to the Evans summit. But the other route worked for it being our first time on this "route."

Tom Fralich

Tom Fralich - Jun 27, 2015 9:48 pm Date Climbed: Jun 27, 2015

Bierstadt-Sawtooth-Evans Traverse  Sucess!

Really fun scrambling between Bierstadt and Sawtooth. It was further than I expected to the summit of Evans. Lots of goats on the summit of Evans. The descent was impressively muddy.

rockymountain_guac - Oct 22, 2014 8:08 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2013

Went for a hike, Finished a Mountain  Sucess!

Started real late, just wanted to drive up and see it. Started walking, eventually reached the top. Had a wonderful day and met some great people. Went out for beers afterwords at Great Divide.

mattdalman

mattdalman - Sep 24, 2014 10:07 pm Date Climbed: Sep 13, 2014

Traverse  Sucess!

Part of a Spalding, Evans, Sawtooth, Bierstadt traverse.

devans002 - Sep 23, 2014 12:26 am Date Climbed: Sep 1, 2014

mt evans

via mt. spalding

edge

edge - Sep 20, 2014 2:27 am

Very cold  Sucess!

Beginning of June and it was snowing and about 20 F. My first 14'er! Lots of clouds above and below. Awesome view and sunset from the top!

WZimmerman

WZimmerman - Sep 2, 2014 3:04 pm Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2014

Drive-up/walk-up  Sucess!

From the parking lot, the hike to the summit/marker is much less than half a mile. But on this August day the winds were at least 30-40 mph and the air temperature was 30 deg F. There were snow flurries. The winds were the kind of sustained winds that have to be leaned into. Ill prepared in shorts and hiking sandals it was a bit of a challenge.

jeanasch - Aug 7, 2014 9:30 pm

Found: Ice Axe on Mt. Evans snowbank about July 16

Found a hiking ice axe (some rust) on a snowbank on Mt Evans about July 16 or 17. Describe to claim.
Successfully returned to owner!

Climbing Jack

Climbing Jack - Jul 21, 2014 9:03 pm Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2012

Summit Before the storms  Sucess!

Got this and Spaulding in before the thunderstorms.

Onager

Onager - Jun 15, 2014 5:27 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2014

Evans-Spalding Loop  Sucess!

Started at Summit Lake early around 7:30am, quickly made the summit of Mount Spalding, and then took the West Ridge all the way to Mount Evans summit. Glad to see there weren't that many people on the summit. Descended the easy NE route back to the trail head at Summit Lake. Not bad for altitude training, don't think I'll be back up Evans for a long time since mankind destroyed it.

BradBartick

BradBartick - Jun 5, 2014 5:56 pm Date Climbed: Jun 5, 2014

Evans-Spaulding Loop  Sucess!

With me wife. Fun scramble around cirque and along West Ridge. From Summit Lake.

SiberianSayan

SiberianSayan - May 14, 2014 2:54 am Date Climbed: Jul 30, 2005

Clear day - very windy  Sucess!

Approximate date. Climbed from Guanella pass across the valley below Bierstadt.

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Mar 16, 2014 10:02 pm Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2014

Winter West Ridge  Sucess!

West ridge from Guanella Pass winter closure. Snow was packed on the road from snowmobiles, and pretty well consolidated on the trail and willows so not much post holing. Upper route was pretty well windblown, some patches of snow, but not that deep and mostly grass and talus.

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Nov 3, 2013 6:02 pm Date Climbed: Nov 3, 2013

Windy Guanella Loop  Sucess!

Windy solo loop from Guanella Pass with Spalding and Gray Wolf. Evans was very windy, the 13ers weren't quite so bad or I probably would have just bailed after Evans. Lost my hat but luckily still had my balaclava!

MadGrad96

MadGrad96 - Nov 1, 2013 7:49 am

Evans  Sucess!

Climbed multiple times, on foot and by bike

alpineair - Oct 28, 2013 10:08 am

Twofer  Sucess!

Goats were everywhere!

DanielL

DanielL - Oct 5, 2013 3:13 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2011

Sawtooth Route  Sucess!

Did the Tour d'Abyss route - Evans road to Bierstadt's East Ridge, Sawtooth, back to Evans. A great climb with lots of fun scrambling!

Bkoziol3

Bkoziol3 - Sep 5, 2013 4:45 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2013

Definition of a walkup  Sucess!

From Summit Lake. Eazy-Breezy

Donno

Donno - Aug 14, 2013 10:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 1979

1979  Sucess!

W/ dad & jimmy
1980: with dad & Mike

xDoogiex

xDoogiex - Aug 14, 2013 5:24 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2013

Fun loop  Sucess!

Did the loop from summit lake. Did mt Spalding as well. Was sad when I saw all the people who drove up. Fun hike 1st 14er of 2013 for me and 2nd overall. Friend's first 14er

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