Quandary Peak Climber's Log

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telemarkdude - Nov 22, 2012 2:09 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 1996

West Ridge  Sucess!

Enjoyable scramble over and around towers of broken blocks. Patches of ice on the north side made it more interesting. Shocked by the hordes of people on top that came in from the east ridge. Descended the Cristo Couloir to Blue Lake.


Berger - Nov 4, 2012 7:27 pm

Once successful  Sucess!

Success in the summer, turned around in the winter.

milan - Oct 17, 2012 6:57 pm Date Climbed: Jun 14, 2008

Snowhike.  Sucess!

I couldn't wait that year for the summer and so we went for Quandary east ridge as early as the snow was soft.


Gareth - Oct 1, 2012 2:20 pm Date Climbed: Sep 30, 2012

All Tenmile/Mosquito Range 14ers in 31 hours  Sucess!

14er #4 in my completion of all of the Tenmile/Mosquito Range 14ers in 31 hours. Climbed at night, under a full moon. Topped out at midnight.


DougBenton - Sep 10, 2012 7:29 pm Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2012

Enjoyable day!  Sucess!

Wonderful hike, lots of folks on a Monday!


Kiefer - Aug 26, 2012 11:02 pm Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2012

North Arete  Sucess!

HOLY CRAP! Saw no one all morning on the north side until...we hit the standard route. A regular conga-line of folks hiking up the sstndard route. Must have been over 200+ people.
Now know why I DON'T hike or climb 14ers on the weekends.


nickkarl - Aug 23, 2012 10:55 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2012

East Ridge  Sucess!

Early morning start is the way to beat the crowds. Nice hike with amazing views.


countrykyle - Aug 7, 2012 4:46 pm Date Climbed: May 27, 2012

Cold and windy  Sucess!

Had some pretty strong gusts leading up to the summit. Crystal clear sky from the top though.


PapaBanucci - Jun 23, 2012 7:46 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2012

Busy Day  Sucess!

Clear skies (except for the Colorado wild fire smog).


bgriffs - Jun 5, 2012 11:57 pm Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2012

Busy Mountain  Sucess!

Good to see lots of people enjoying the hike up Quandary!


jpvt - Jun 3, 2012 10:15 pm

Great 14er  Sucess!

A bit crowded, but rewarding hike.


alpine345 - May 17, 2012 2:42 pm Date Climbed: Apr 3, 1980

first 14'er  Sucess!

straight up the S. face to the right of the Cristo couloir. I saw no one the whole day...

letourneau41 - May 8, 2012 2:14 pm Date Climbed: May 5, 2012

Great Beginner 14er  Sucess!

Great way to celebrate Cinco De Mayo


cdevenney84 - May 7, 2012 5:02 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2012

First Fourteneer  Sucess!

first fourteneer. Super awesome. Had a lot of snow towards the top in mid July, but that was also an Epic winter for snow.


ywardhorner - May 2, 2012 3:43 pm Date Climbed: May 1, 2007

Cristo Couloir  Sucess!

Easy snow slog up the Cristo Couloir.


DerekFreed - Mar 30, 2012 12:57 pm Date Climbed: Nov 1, 2009

Traditional Late Fall Hike  Sucess!

Enjoyable and usually snowy by late Oct. early Nov. Enjoy breaking in the winter season on this mountain.


DanielWandsneider - Feb 17, 2012 10:59 am Date Climbed: Feb 8, 2010

west ridge and cristo  Sucess!

the last part of the west ridge was great, but cristo was just too much of a slog to do for climbing - but skiing down is pretty fun...


Like2Hike - Jan 13, 2012 12:41 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2010

This ain't New York!!  Sucess!

A beautiful day all around!


MissH - Nov 21, 2011 12:11 am Date Climbed: Nov 20, 2011

2nd CO 14er in the bag!  Sucess!

Went with 3 others - clouds came in and out, so did the sun. Wind pretty much stayed - sustained high winds (knocked me over a couple times!) and snow/ice made this class 1 quite challenging! Not bad for my 2nd CO 14er (3rd total). We had the summit to ourselves and even the sunshine peaked out! Not too many other hikers on this frigid day.


lalpinist - Nov 11, 2011 10:42 am Date Climbed: Nov 5, 2011

Quiet on the Mountain  Sucess!

Not a usual Quandary day. We saw won guy from Chicago returning from the summit and on the way out, 3 campers below tree line. Generally a nice day with a few instances of wind gusts and clouds, but abundant sun and calm. This would have been more enjoyable had I not flown in from sea level the night before! But we went slow and it was a successful hike with an old friend!

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