Login with Facebook
 ADVANCED
Quandary Peak
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Beardsley Route T,S 
Cristo Couloir 
Golden Goat Buttress, The T 
Inwood Arete T 
King's Crown T 
Second Reincarnation of the Golden Goat T 
Unsorted Routes:

Cristo Couloir 

Easy Snow

   
Type:  Snow, Alpine, 2500', Grade II
FA: 
Season: Spring
Page Views: 1,008
Submitted By: Dylan Cousins on Sep 29, 2010

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (12)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]

Description 

This is on the South side of Quandary Peak. Go left instead of heading towards the main trailhead and drive up the south side of the mountain till you can't go anymore. Park and climb.

Location 

This is an obvious, large couloir on the South Face. You can drive to it in later spring (May, June). It provides excellent corn snow.

Protection 

Ice axe, crampons. Good beginner snow climb - perhaps rope and snow pickets if this is the case.


Comments on Cristo Couloir Add Comment
Show which comments
By Kirk Miller
From: Golden, CO
Oct 2, 2010

A great ski descent in the spring! South-facing, so it tends to set up early. Climb it while it's frozen in the wee hours of the morning, take a nap while you wait for the sun, and tip your skis off the summit as soon as the snow starts to soften. More corn than Kansas.
By Taylor-B.
From: CO & AK
Feb 28, 2012

Double fall line=two stars!
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!