Sawtooth Climber's Log

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rkymtn

rkymtn - Sep 25, 2008 12:49 pm Date Climbed: Sep 8, 2007

Bierstadt to Evans  Sucess!

Haliku and I slept on the pass and got an early start. The climb was really fun and we had great weather.

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Aug 23, 2008 9:14 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2006

Bierstadt to Evans  Sucess!

This was my 1st Class 3 route and the beginning of my mountaineering addiction. After boring Bierstadt, The Sawtooth is a fun climb. Just make sure you know how to get back to your car!

argothor

argothor - Jun 30, 2008 2:43 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 1998

Evans from Bierstadt via the Sawtooth  Sucess!

Started up Bierstadt by myself, but at the summit I meet up with two other guys who were going to cross over the Sawtooth, so I joined up with them for what turned out to be a real fun traverse. We got to Evans' summit but didn't stick around because there were some threatening clouds building off to the west. We headed back down to Guanella Pass by heading down the western slopes between Evans and Spalding. We had to fight our way through the willows for there was no trail. We got to our cars just in time for the heavens to let loose buckets of rain. I don't think I have ever seen it rain so hard.

MountainHikerCO

MountainHikerCO - Mar 24, 2008 8:14 pm Date Climbed: Sep 23, 1990

Sawtooth  Sucess!

This was my first successful traverse of the Sawtooth. I got turned back by weather a couple times. I continued on to Evans and returned to Guanella Pass. I returned to the Sawtooth on 7-18-98, 7-29-00 & 7-16-05.

davebobk47

davebobk47 - Aug 27, 2007 11:11 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2007

Bierstadt to Evans  Sucess!

Nice climb from Bierstadt over the Sawtooth to Evans.

cushman

cushman - Jul 11, 2007 12:07 am Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007

Decent  Sucess!

Hiking this was good, liked Kelso ridge better. Bierstadt-Sawtooth-Evans-Willows route kinda sucks on the way down - got a bit off-route in the willows.

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - May 24, 2007 2:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 31, 2004

Fun Route  Sucess!

First class 3 route, not much scrambling but some interesting exposure on the ledges across the Sawtooth. Fun day.

ppergande

ppergande - Feb 6, 2007 5:20 am Date Climbed: Oct 3, 2006

Classic Route  Sucess!

Good times. I agree, [Great class 3 hike!!!]. Bierstadt's west slope route was a quick summit. The Sawtooth Ridge was my favorite part of this Bierstadt & Evans Combo. Keeping the trail is difficult when traversing the ridge from the east to the west sides. The weather was marginal that day. Check out my pics. I recomend this combination for a good all day hike! (9.7 miles)

Dan Dalton

Dan Dalton - Dec 5, 2006 4:18 pm Date Climbed: Jul 23, 2006

My first 2 14ers.  Sucess!

Great route and fun scrambling on the Sawtooth! Liked the exposure but hated the willows on the way down!

Dan

srclimb1

srclimb1 - Aug 15, 2006 12:16 am Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2006

The Sawtooth  Sucess!

Great class 3 hike!!! Started at Guanella Pass, did the sawtooth, and continued up to Evans, returned on Evans NE Slope. 8 hrs. The Sawtooth takes some time.

Big Skies 808

Big Skies 808 - Jun 6, 2006 6:44 pm Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2004

Groovy  Sucess!

Summited the Sawtooth but did not continue on to Evans. A fun traverse.

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