Quandary Peak Climber's Log

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Pewma

Pewma - Oct 15, 2013 4:20 pm Date Climbed: Sep 24, 2010

Fall  Sucess!

climbed it in the fall of 2010. Saw a lot of goats and I thought the memorial on top was a pretty nice way to send a friend off.

DanielL

DanielL - Oct 5, 2013 11:05 am Date Climbed: Apr 6, 2013

Summit Ski  Sucess!

Got a summit ski of Quandary's standard East Ridge route. Snow was fresh and continuous all the way back to the winter parking.

WZimmerman

WZimmerman - Sep 6, 2013 4:45 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2007

Quandary Peak  Sucess!

I enjoyed the attack of this summit -- a direct hike with open views.

grimbley

grimbley - Aug 6, 2013 1:23 pm

1st 14er  Sucess!

My 1st 14er...easy hike. Weather was fantastic even for late October.

astroclimber

astroclimber - Jul 6, 2013 9:31 pm

Recovery day  Sucess!

First mountain after getting the boot off my cracked ankle. Thanks to my son for getting me out there.

Hotoven

Hotoven - Jul 5, 2013 7:44 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2013

4th of July hike  Sucess!

Great hike except for the hundreds of people clogging the trail. Do this peak on a weekday. Saw a lot of Mountain Goats, and also not many clouds in the sky. This provided an excellent view.

mrs. hotoven

mrs. hotoven - Jul 4, 2013 10:47 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2013

My first 14er  Sucess!

Easy hike, with beautiful views and lots of mountain goats! Hiked with hotoven

schleger

schleger - Jun 13, 2013 6:18 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2013

Smooth

Trail is exceptionally well maintained. It was almost as if someone used a wisk broom to brush any pebbles off of the well-placed stone steps (each step was nicely placed 7" above the other). Good peak to bring a first time mountain enthusiast.

Vortex

Vortex - Jun 13, 2013 5:42 pm Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2011

Whiteout

Winter ascent in blizzard conditions. -15F with 40mph sustained winds. Climbed to 14,000ft and turned around because there was no view. Buddy got some minor frostbite on his nose. Glissading down was fun.

apachedino

apachedino - Jun 5, 2013 7:43 pm Date Climbed: Jun 4, 2013

Cristo Coulior...Beware of Goats  Sucess!

Started ~430 after sleeping in the back of our Subaru due to the lack of camping locations around Breckenridge. A herd of goats surrounded the car and entertained us for about an hour before falling asleep. Cristo was in nearly top to bottom with a short 20 yard rock band above the steepest section that was melted out and a couple spots near the very bottom that were melted out as well.Made it back to the car and noticed scratches on the hood of my car. Didnt remember driving through trees recently and then I found a card under that windshield that said that the climbers behind us (whom we glissaded by) had seen 5 goats surrounding and climbing on top of my car! They even had piuctures that they emailed us later. Rediculous!

ericd

ericd - May 27, 2013 12:27 pm Date Climbed: May 20, 2013

East Ridge Conditioning  Sucess!

Quandary Peak is an easily accessible year-round 14er that is just outside the town of Breckenridge. We started late in the day around 1pm and busted through soft snow to get to the summit around 5pm. Rather windy and low vis but just made the routine breaks in the clouds even better!

MissH

MissH - May 23, 2013 4:24 pm Date Climbed: May 20, 2013

Another "spring" 14er  Sucess!

Climbed with EricD. Frozen faces on the summit made it difficult to smile, but we could only see one another when 5 feet or closer. White-out conditions hid the view, but definitely made postholing not as bad. Tons of snow entire way from winter TH to summit. 12:45 start at TH, back to car by 6:30.

jfulcher

jfulcher - May 15, 2013 7:58 am Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2012

New Year  Sucess!

Not too crowded.

Wiktoria Plawska

Wiktoria Plawska - Apr 8, 2013 8:39 pm Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2013

Yay  Sucess!

Extremely cold day with high winds. Climbed this mountain with my summer hiking shoes, and was the first one on the trail that day, so I sunk in knee deep snow half the trail- pretty tiring considering a couple of days ago I was sunbathing in Virginia. There were a few other guys skiing and snowshoeing, we seemed to be the only ones in actual shoes. Totally a great achievement though. Started at about 9am (professional, right?) and finished at 4pm at a fairly relaxed pace.

plawski

plawski - Apr 8, 2013 8:37 pm Date Climbed: Mar 26, 2013

East Ridge/ Winter Ascent  Sucess!

very windy and cold

FlaaenP

FlaaenP - Apr 3, 2013 2:49 pm Date Climbed: Mar 13, 2013

Winter, snowboard descent  Sucess!

Slow climb up- pretty warm out. Reached the summit in 4 hours. So windy, be careful up there. Boarded down from the summit to the car. Be careful on ski descents to plan out a route and get down before the snow turns to slush... happy climbing guys.

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Mar 30, 2013 5:48 pm Date Climbed: Mar 30, 2013

Early Spring Ski  Sucess!

Standard route, skin up and ski down. Continuous snow, but a well packed out track, seemed a lot of people were doing okay w/o snowshoes. Ski conditions were better up high than in the trees, a little crusty in the trees made turns interesting, but a little bit of new snow made the high slopes nice for carving.

Bkoziol3

Bkoziol3 - Jan 4, 2013 2:02 pm Date Climbed: Jan 3, 2012

full-on winter  Sucess!

-16 at the car at 7:30AM. windchill of 25-30 below above treeline. view was worth the trek!

Fletch

Fletch - Dec 28, 2012 1:19 pm Date Climbed: Dec 18, 2010

4th time is the charm  Sucess!

all winter ascents, but sheesh! this one gave me some trouble... :)

fox045

fox045 - Dec 3, 2012 9:49 pm Date Climbed: Jan 17, 2009

First Winter 14er  Sucess!

Great Day! Snow shoes,ice axe, winter gear. Loved it

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