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KieferInwood  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2012

Kiefer

Pretty much what everyone else has said. Poor pro and shitty rock. Opted out of the 'direct start' due to cold (in shadow) plus I'm a bit rusty.
Great for solitude though.
Posted Aug 26, 2012 11:04 pm

Brian CGood way to do Quandary  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 26, 2012

Brian C

I really enjoyed this. Don't go in expecting the Sharkstooth but do expect a challenging scramble. We motored up lots of 4th to low-5th terrain. Very fun.
Posted Jul 26, 2012 10:04 pm

DougHemkenInwood ridge  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2012

DougHemken

A fun place to start the season!
Posted Jun 12, 2012 8:06 am

zoomloconice route, worth the trip  Sucess!

zoomloco

a very quick climb, on a nice peak, with easy access. definitely more of a roped mountain scramble than a rock climb. I thought the direct start crack is only about 5.4, though hard to protect. On the descent, down the main route, take the closed trail to the left, soon after the wood bridge on the way down to go back to your car instead of continuing to the main trailhead and having to hike 2 miles back up the road
Posted Aug 22, 2011 3:07 pm

shanahan96this is quandary?  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2011

shanahan96

climbed w/james on an overcast day. the arete was much easier than i expected, but we still got 3 good pitches and lots of fun scrambling out of the adventure.

jamie
Posted Jul 13, 2011 4:32 pm

bennersJust Okay  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2010

benners

Climbed this route via the 5.7 Direct Start pitch. The climbing was loose and inconsistent, and the overall route quality was less than I expected. Don't think you're getting a classic multi-pitch in this route, it's more of a loose scramble with the option of roping up in a few places.
Posted Feb 2, 2011 5:49 pm

BigRobGood Alternative  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 10, 2008

BigRob

Good alternative to the trade route. Partner and I only one on route besides goats (which about killed us with rockfall). Shocked to find like 70 people on summit.
Posted Mar 17, 2009 1:44 pm

virginiapineGood fun  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2000

virginiapine

My wife's first somewhat technical mountain route. Plenty fun, though a bit more plodding is then needed to reach the summit. Descended the W. Ridge, and a faint trail back down below the north side of the peak (camped down there so I could solo the E. Face of Fletcher the next day).
Posted Jan 14, 2008 1:06 pm

JJRoute Climbed: Inwood Arete Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2003  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2003
Very fun mountaineering route. The crux of the climb was a 5.6-5.7 chimney that we encountered near the ridge crest. From then on it was a fun scramble.
Posted May 13, 2007 2:48 pm

kheatwolInwood Arete early April 2006  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 15, 2006

kheatwol

Did this route with winter conditions still present. This was a fun rock and snow climb but it took around 15 hours round trip. Be prepared for a long day with this route in winter. Descended in the dark down E. ridge.
Posted May 15, 2006 9:14 pm

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