Quandary Peak Climber's Log

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benbusack

benbusack - May 9, 2011 10:06 pm Date Climbed: Oct 14, 2010

Colorado, colorado  Sucess!

Real straightforward hike. Banged this one out in about four hours. Great views!

Alpinist

Alpinist - May 3, 2011 10:55 am Date Climbed: May 1, 2011

East Ridge  Sucess!

Camped at the TH and climbed the East Ridge. It was a record snow year in CO and 3-4" of fresh snow fell while we were there. Conditions were good though and we shoed up the whole way. It was a beautiful hike through the woods but unfortuately the visibility was poor on the upper ridge.

BLong

BLong - Apr 23, 2011 11:00 pm Date Climbed: Apr 23, 2011

Fun Ski  Sucess!

We enjoyed an early morning skin in wintry conditions and skied down the east ridge of Quandary. We were hoping to ski the Cristo Couloir but visibility was down to 100 feet by the time we hit the summit.

JonW

JonW - Apr 17, 2011 11:10 pm Date Climbed: Apr 16, 2011

East Ridge  Sucess!

Great climb to get some exercise. RT in 4 hours in winter conditions.

Jbird2 - Apr 11, 2011 8:24 pm Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2009

Extra batteries next time  Sucess!

Beautiful day perfect hike. A large gathering of mountain sheep at 10,000 feet and my camera had a dead battery!

vetmike

vetmike - Feb 21, 2011 2:37 pm Date Climbed: Feb 18, 2011

55mph winds made this climb chilly  Sucess!

Good boot pack and a well defined route made this climb fun. The wind made it a bit cold (-30 or so wind chill), but overall it was a good day on Quandary.

gabem

gabem - Feb 9, 2011 4:23 am

Standard East Ridge in Winter  Sucess!

Pretty clear day with moderate winter temps. Would much rather climb the west ridge, or some of the colior routes on the south face in the future.

CastillejaMiniata

CastillejaMiniata - Feb 3, 2011 9:25 pm Date Climbed: Feb 5, 2010

Winter Ascent  Sucess!

Did this one in snowshoes and came down in very deep powder on an off-trail route back to the car -meaning I lost the trail at the bottom. =)

LadyWawa

LadyWawa - Jan 27, 2011 10:52 am Date Climbed: Dec 31, 2009

Rematch

This was a very straightforward winter climb however I began it already feeling a bit flu-ish. By the time I was less than 75 ft from the summit, I was having an extreme stomach flu and fever and needed to flee the mountain quickly. It lasted for days so I didn't have the chance for a quick rematch. I will this February though. :)

Brian C

Brian C - Jan 15, 2011 9:01 pm Date Climbed: Jan 15, 2011

East Ridge - Winter  Sucess!

Nice day out with the wife. Started in the clouds and cold while later breaking out into sun. Was a little surprised at the steepness on the ridge in places.

Nice way to revisit Quandary after the West Ridge. Lot's of folks out but a great day overall.

centrifuge

centrifuge - Jan 12, 2011 9:56 pm Date Climbed: Jun 15, 2006

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this was the first of a whole lot of climbing on this mountain

Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Jan 10, 2011 4:23 pm Date Climbed: Oct 1, 2006

Dad's final 14er  Sucess!

Easy slopes, nice finish.

yourhorsedoctor - Jan 2, 2011 1:31 pm Date Climbed: Nov 2, 2007

First 14er!  Sucess!

A great first summit - quite cold and windy (don't know what I expected in November..), definitely won't be my last...

thatnissanguy

thatnissanguy - Dec 20, 2010 8:53 pm Date Climbed: Apr 17, 2010

confusion on quandary

Went looking for the West Ridge in a blizzard. Got off route and found a few icy gullies that eventually dead ended. Settled for Cristo Couloir. Was a fun day!

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Dec 20, 2010 3:42 pm Date Climbed: Sep 16, 2010

Standard route  Sucess!

A night climb...very easy

BBarthel

BBarthel - Dec 7, 2010 1:48 pm

Great   Sucess!

Climbed with a bunch of friends. Had a blast.

panhandler

panhandler - Nov 30, 2010 2:21 pm Date Climbed: May 8, 2010

Birthday Climb  Sucess!

Wife's first time up to 14k, and first summit!

Got to meet Horton the Quandary dog... http://climbing.about.com/b/2008/09/12/horton-the-quandary-dog.htm

Luciano136

Luciano136 - Oct 26, 2010 11:00 pm Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2010

Cold and windy East Ridge  Sucess!

Birthday hike :). I wasn't moving very fast since I flew in from OC the previous day. Clouds were threatening all day and the last 1000 feet had very low visibility and high winds (60mph). I actually turned around right before the summit since the wind became unbearable and there was zero visibility. Close enough though, so I'll consider it successful :-)).

JustinShapiro

JustinShapiro - Oct 18, 2010 1:21 am Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2010

Easy day  Sucess!

Never thought I'd be climbing peaks this late in the year. It was a really easy day on Quandary and the views were great. This most likely will wrap up the season.

rockymountaindiva

rockymountaindiva - Oct 11, 2010 12:27 am Date Climbed: Oct 20, 2009

Over and over  Sucess!

Great training peak and close to home, so climb this one about once every other month. With changing seasons and weather, it never looks quite the same.

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