Peak(s):  Quandary Peak  -  14,265 feet
Post Date:  10/31/2006
Date Climbed:   10/29/2006
Posted By:  Wes Bradshaw

 East Slopes   

We took the East Slopes route. It was a picture perfect late fall day with 10-15 mph wind gusts. We didn't use snowshoes becasue the trail was well packed the entire way. It appears that a ski descent from the summit is possible, but pretty thin. I would take my rock board/skis if I were going to give it a go. Once we got back to the car, someone driving a black Subaru station wagon had blocked us in. 1.25 hours later we finally got out. THANKS A TON!!! Kharma? I will try to get a few photos in the report for an update on conditions in the TM/M Range. . . .

down the ridge from 12.5K

Up the ridge from 12.5K

summit looking west

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