Quandary Peak/Blue Lakes Rock Climbing
North side of Quandary Peak.
|Please respect the mining claims in this area.|
Take CO Hwy 9 up Hoosier Pass to County RD 850 up to the lower Blue Lake. In the early season, you can park at a pullout where the road forks, the left fork goes towards a private cabin (do not enter or block) and the right fork goes to upper Blue Lake dam. The Golden Goat Buttress is directly above the fork in the road.
Climbing Season For the CO Ice & Mixed area.
Weather station 5.3 miles from here
14 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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Steep Snow CO
: CO Ice & Mixed
: ... : McCullough Gulch
This is a great snow climb and an excellent ski descent, perhaps the moderate classic of the peak at about a 45*-50* at the crux! This couloir is located on the east face that makes up the Inwood Arête. From the top, you can easily traverse 2nd class talus/snow into the upper half of the Quandary Couloir to gain the summit....[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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BETA PHOTO: North Face of Quandary in May, during an average-l...