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Rank
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38 of 53
Elevation ...................................................14,060'
Range ...................................................Front
County ...................................................Clear Creek
Lat/Long ...................................................39º 34' 58" N, 105º 40' 05" W
39.582638, 105.668610

Variant Names ...................................................-
Location ...................................................Bierstadt is in the Mount Evans Wilderness 2 miles west of Mt. Evans (14,264'). It can be seen by taking Guanella Pass from Georgetown (from the north - Interstate 70) or Grant (from the south - U.S. 285) or from the Colorado 5 that snakes to the top of Mt. Evans.
Nearby Towns ...................................................Georgetown, Idaho Springs and Grant
Nearby 14ers ...................................................Mt. Evans
History ...................................................-
Maps ...................................................USGS Quads: Mt. Evans
Trails Illustrated: #104
Road Access ...................................................2WD The Guanella Pass Road (mostly dirt) reaches Guanella Pass at 11,600' - west of Mt. Bierstadt and Mt. Evans.
2WD The Mt. Evans Road (Colorado 5 - paved) goes to 150' below the summit of Mt. Evans.
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Standard Route ...................................................
West Slopes
Difficulty:   Class 2 
Trailhead: Guanella Pass
Trailhead Elev.: 11,669 feet
Elevation Gain: 2,850 feet
Trip Length: 7 miles
Exposure: Mild exposure in the area but not along the immediate route. 1


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