Mount Evans, North Face Rock Climbing
The north face of Mount Evans. Photo: J. Czyz.
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.
More routes are described at "Mt. Evans - mixed, couloirs" as a Ice & Mixed: mountainproject.com/v/mt-evans...
From Summit Lake Trailhead (12850'), go southwest 0.6 mile into the Summit Lake Bowl (13300') just below the face.
Climbing Season For the Mt. Evans area.
Weather station 4.8 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
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Classic Climbing Routes in Mount Evans, North Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mount Evans, North Face:
Featured Route For Mount Evans, North Face
The Snave Direct Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
: 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 climb 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. T...[more] Browse More Classics in Colorado