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Golden Goat Buttress

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Start of the 2nd pitch. Pound a Pin in here.

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Description 

Quandary Peak is a 14er that is prone to wind, avalanches, rockfall, and goats. Most of the climbs are located at about 12,000 feet and are 2 pitches of great climbing in the mountains.

Getting There 

Take CO HWY 9 up Hoosier Pass to County RD 850. County RD 850 takes you along the south side of Quandary Peak up to Blue Lakes. Take a right off of County RD 850 onto County RD 851 takes you around the north side of Quandary up McCullough Gulch.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.3 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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