Ascent of Mount Bierstadt on 2009-07-12
|Date:||Sunday, July 12, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14060 ft / 4285 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis trail was better than I expected- I had read that the initial section, through a bog, was a pain, but now there are nice bridges over all the bad areas. I was shocked at the crowds- granted it was Sunday- but there had to be over 100, perhaps over 200, people, and even about a dozen dogs on the trail.
The views from the summit were awesome!
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||2791 ft / 849 m|
| Extra Gain:||200 ft / 60 m|
| Distance:||7 mi / 11.3 km|
| Route:||Mount Bierstadt Trail|
| Trailhead:||Guanella Pass Trailhead 11669 ft / 3556 m|
| Quality:||4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Scramble|
| Gear Used:||Ski Poles|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
| Time Down:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
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