Peak:  Mt. Bierstadt (14er)
 Route:  West Slopes
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  Jay521
 Date of Info:  12/30/2012
 Date Posted:  12/31/2012

To reiterate MountainHiker‘s post - there was no need for snowshoes on the entire route. Took spikes but never put them on. Certainly this could change with the snowfall predicted for today. If conditions remain as they were on Sunday, Bierstadt would make for a nice, easy New Year‘s Day climb.

Image 1 shows the boot pack trail through the willows.
Image 2 shows the conditions above 13K

Photos (click for slideshow):
Image #1Image #2

 Comments or Questions

Guanella Pass
01/01/2013 01:06
Thanks for the update. I'm headed to Square Top in the morning off of Guanella pass. Is the Guanella Pass road open on the Grant side or is it necessary to take the road on the Georgetown side? Thanks.


Guanella Pass Road...
01/01/2013 01:15
It's closed at the Naylor Lake road - more details just went to you via a PM.

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