Mount Evans Climber's Log

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lindasyh - Jul 20, 2006 11:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 1997

First 14er  Sucess!

A fair amount of scrambling to reach the top.

Mike Mc

Mike Mc - Jul 19, 2006 3:07 am Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2006

Sawtooth Ridge

Sawtooth Ridge is a great traverse


roozers42 - Jul 17, 2006 11:09 pm Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2006

Route Climbed: Tour d'Abyss  Sucess!

Started at 13,300 on the Evans road, up Bierstadt's east ridge, over the Sawtooth, Spaulding, and Evans. This is a fantastic route!

ChaddBragg - Jul 17, 2006 6:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2006

Quick Trip  Sucess!

Fun, quick loop from Summit Lake.


PapaBanucci - Jul 16, 2006 10:43 pm Date Climbed: Jul 16, 2006

Climbed with 9 Year Old Daughter  Sucess!

My daughter took an hour nap at the summit. Stayed at summit two hours. Lots and lots of loud people at the top who drove up. In fact the low point at the high point was listening to someone's car alarm going off. Not too serene... Fourth 14er for me, 2nd for her and her favorite stuffed animal, Polo bear.


ElliottDavis - Jun 26, 2006 4:01 am Date Climbed: Jan 11, 2004

Sunny and warm with chance of Goats  Sucess!

I met a bunch of goats and summited in a t-shirt with wintery views all around. What more could I ask for, eh?


Gahugafuga - Jun 20, 2006 6:26 pm Date Climbed: Jul 11, 2005

3rd time was the charm  Sucess!

Took me three attempts to finally get up Evans. Climbed from Guanella Pass - west ridge via Bierstadt/Sawtooth. Got onto the ridge and started dealing with strong, frigid winds. Not fun but a summit nonetheless. Descended in snow showers at 10AM.

Michael Hoyt

Michael Hoyt - Jun 18, 2006 12:58 am Date Climbed: Aug 17, 1998

Summit Lake TH, Ascend NE Ridge, Descend NW Ridge to TH  Sucess!

A fun scramble, both up and down. Big billy goats laying about on the rock ledges.


jratk - Jun 13, 2006 3:47 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2005

4th times a charm  Sucess!

Finally decided to try a summer ascent, 4th times a charm. Did the Sawtooth ridge, good fun


pittbrownie - Jun 12, 2006 12:07 am Date Climbed: Jun 11, 2006

Summit Lake/Evans/Spalding  Sucess!

From Summit Lake to Evans to Spalding and back to the lake. Great hike, most of it well above 13000 feet. Nice day too, and it wasn't too crowded.


tombaldwin - Jun 8, 2006 4:30 am Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2006

Sawtooth  Sucess!

The sawtooth is an amazing traverse, but the elevation kicked my butt during the last mile or so to Evans. We ended up walking down the road and getting a ride to Idaho springs from a friendly couple who had hiked the cirque that day (thanks!). Pictures from the traverse are at .


brentonjweaver - May 30, 2006 7:48 pm

Only climbers at the top  Sucess!

There was a circus at the top, and I think that we were the only climbers...


srclimb1 - May 23, 2006 1:05 am Date Climbed: May 22, 2006

Mt. Evans  Sucess!

Great day for a bike ride. Started in Idaho Springs at 8:30am. Hit the summit at 12:30. Went from sunshine to snow in 15 minutes. Took 1 hr. to get down. Great day!


ClearSkiesAhead - Apr 27, 2006 9:28 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2004

Sawtooth Ridge  Sucess!

The sawtooth rocks.


km_donovan - Apr 23, 2006 12:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2003

Route Climbed: Sawtooth Ridge Date  Sucess!

I absolute loved the Sawtooth, very high on the fun meter. I got a laugh the fat guy in North Face gear that “climbed” from the parking lot. Lots of Mountain Goats in the area. Part of a 10 day 18 14,000 ft. summit solo climbing trip.


apierce - Apr 7, 2006 5:05 am Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2003

Route: North Slopes  Sucess!

With Torreys. Gorgeous day. Felt like home. Lots of wildflowers!


apierce - Apr 7, 2006 5:03 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2005

Route: West Ridge  Sucess!

Awesome hike: hitched a ride down via Mount Evans road due to severe weather.

Mountain Jim

Mountain Jim - Mar 23, 2006 3:33 am Date Climbed: Jun 4, 1967

From Summit Lake  Sucess!

Hiked up & down in a snowstorm.


hawkman - Mar 14, 2006 5:36 pm

route: sawtooth from Bierstadt  Sucess!

Loved the Sawtooth, long walk back through the reeds trying to beat the incoming weather.

Matt Toensing

Matt Toensing - Mar 5, 2006 5:06 pm

matt  Sucess!

Awesome view. Pretty easy. I hate all the bastards that drive up it.

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