Peak:  Mt. Bierstadt (14er)
 Route:  West Slopes
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  MonGoose
 Date of Information:  10/20/2013
 Date Posted:  10/22/2013

Snowshoes were not needed but I would highly recommend microspikes because the trail is very icy, primarily in the willows. The trail was well packed in the lower section but disappeared around 13,000 in 6" snow drifts. Cairns are still visible and the route was generally discernible.

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