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Mount Evans, North Face

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Mount Evans, North Face  


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Elevation: 14,264'
Location: 39.58923, -105.64489 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jacek Czyz on Apr 11, 2011
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The north face of Mount Evans. Photo: J. Czyz.

Description 

Mt. Evans has a mile wide north face which is falling from the summit ridge between main summit and Point 14256'. It is the home to a few couloirs, snow and alpine routes.

Getting There 

From Summit Lake Trailhead (12850'), go southwest 0.6 mile into the Summit Lake Bowl (13300') just below the face.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.8 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mount Evans, North Face:
The Snave Direct   Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c WI3-4 Steep Snow     Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 500'   
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The north wall of Mount Evans. <br />The Snave and The Snave Direct. <br />Photo: Jacek Czyz.

The Snave Direct Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c WI3-4 Steep Snow  CO : Alpine Rock : ... : Mount Evans, North Face
From Summit Lake Bowl, climb south mostly on steep snow, exactly to the base of the main summit of Mount Evans. From here, The Snave takes long traverse left just below lower cliff band. We climbed some sort of small ramp/steps/ledges just below the upper part of The Snave Couloir (first crux unless a lot of snow). There is a possible belay above at the old bolt, on left site of couloir. After crossing main couloir climb a brillant, narrow band of snow and ice falling straight from summit block....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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