Peak(s):  Quandary Peak  -  14,265 feet
Date Posted:  06/02/2007
Date Climbed:   06/02/2007
Author:  giarcd
 Quandary-1st of year  

Left TH @ 5am trail easy to follow thru trees. Once above trees alittle different.First 2000 vert.(approx) steady--final pitch slow for old man got passed three times yet last two parties on summit with--5hrs up and 21/2 hrs down and I‘m kinda worn!! Quite a bit of postholing a way down---cheers , upward and onward.


 Comments or Questions

11/30/2010 17:20
I am heading there in a couple weeks here, you mentioned the postholing, did you take snow shoes or didn't you need them? Any need for Crampons for you?


Quandary without shoes
06/03/2007 00:52
I just used hiking poles and there were only a few areas that sucked---I imagine in a couple weeks conditions will be much better 8) ---have fun

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