West Ridge Climber's Log

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jake_the_snake - Sep 6, 2020 9:08 am Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2020

Quandary West Ridge  Sucess!

Thought the ridge had some fun scrmbling but the approcah & downclimb aren't really worth it IMO


halfotinos - Jul 28, 2019 7:23 am Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2019

Beautiful  Sucess!

Awesome approach, and great exposure with good holds.

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Nov 6, 2016 11:14 am Date Climbed: Nov 5, 2016

Winter Welcomer  Sucess!

Fun with an early season snow falling


Trailboss88 - Aug 9, 2015 10:04 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2015

fun, easy scrambling  Sucess!

2 hours to summit from dam trailhead. Routefinding required as route switches sides of ridge a couple of times. Traversed to Fletcher after.

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Aug 16, 2014 12:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2014

Short Scramble  Sucess!

My 3rd time on Quandary. The west ridge, though brief, is so much better than the standard east ridge. Alone all day...until the summit party of course.


DanielL - Oct 13, 2013 3:42 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2011

Fun route  Sucess!

Lots of good scrambling on this route, and a great alternative from the standard route.


telemarkdude - Oct 11, 2012 8:10 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 1996

Nice Scramble  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 on top that came in from the east ridge. Descended the Cristo Couloir to Blue Lake.


DanielWandsneider - Feb 17, 2012 11:01 am Date Climbed: Feb 5, 2010

winter fun  Sucess!

this was a pretty wintery ascent... our mountain hardware expedition tent snapped like a twig while we were trying to set it up the night before (which should never happen!) Whiteout conditions made things interesting at first, but eventually everything mellowed out. on our descent down cristo, we triggered a bit of a slide - but no injuries.


metalmountain - Dec 7, 2011 12:08 pm Date Climbed: Jul 18, 2010

Fun route!  Sucess!

Fun route with some good exposure. Loose in spots so be careful.


benners - Oct 23, 2011 11:03 am Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2011

Fun  Sucess!

This route is in good condition currently. A fun scramble, easy to link up with Fletcher from Blue Lakes.


colinpence - Jul 9, 2011 12:20 am

great scrambling  Sucess!

A lot of loose rock, but scrambling was fun

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Jun 15, 2011 9:22 am Date Climbed: Jul 12, 2006

Fun route  Sucess!

1summit of Quandry back in 06


runnerdanny - Oct 24, 2010 4:24 pm Date Climbed: Sep 29, 2009

Far better route than the East side  Sucess!

Far more challenging than the East Route, and definitely less people.


pyerger - Sep 21, 2010 10:53 am Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2010

west ridge  Sucess!

Fun scramble! Not to hard, but some airy spots for sure! although there were about thirty people on top, they did not go the way we did.

Brian C

Brian C - Jul 4, 2010 8:25 pm Date Climbed: Aug 28, 2008

First of 5  Sucess!

Did this the same day as the DeCaLiBron. The scrambling on the ridge is fun but brief. A secluded way to get Quandary.


Darren9 - Nov 7, 2009 1:11 am

14er spree  Sucess!

Part of a 12 fourteeners in 6 days spree. Fun and exciting, not too hard.

Dan Dalton

Dan Dalton - Nov 2, 2007 7:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 28, 2006

Yeah Boy.  Sucess!

Really short and awesome moderate class 3-4 climbing. Awesome chimneys and cool summit! I recommend this highly!

Big Skies 808

Big Skies 808 - Jun 6, 2006 6:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2004

From Mayflower Gulch  Sucess!

Up over Drift Mountain and Fletcher Mountain along the West Ridge and down Quandary's E Ridge. An awesome route climbing three high peaks and I only saw one person until I got to Quandary's summit. The false summits along the West ridgeare a pain in my ass.

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