Quandary Peak Climber's Log

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metalmountain

metalmountain - Jun 8, 2011 12:48 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2010

West Ridge  Sucess!

West Ridge route, super fun with decent exposure.

REM - Jun 6, 2011 3:52 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 1984

Monte Cristo Creek Route  Sucess!

Climbed with my Father. We were knocked to the ground above timberline by a lightning strike. Climbed again in July 1988 to photograph the "Cross of Stone" on Fletcher Mountain.

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - May 10, 2011 5:08 pm Date Climbed: May 8, 2011

East Ridge  Sucess!

Just stretching the legs.

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

Montana Matt

Montana Matt - Dec 11, 2010 1:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2008

Leah's first 14er  Sucess!

Looking back now, I wish I'd have chosen a more exciting 14er to take Leah on for her first one.

BBarthel

BBarthel - Dec 7, 2010 1:48 pm

Great   Sucess!

Climbed with a bunch of friends. Had a blast.

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