Ascent of Quandary Peak in 2000-07
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14265 ft / 4347 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMy dad and I only saw two other people, a guy and his g/f, on this hike (atypical of my previous 14'ers.) I remember the summit was slightly windy and cold, but the hike went smoothly. While on the summit, we saw a reservior below with several small icebergs that we decided to check out on the descent. Once at the reservior, I attempted to jump across the icebergs (roughly the size of Volvos.) One of the bergs moved away from the group as I landed on it. As a result, I jumped back and landed up to my waist in the freezing water. We ate lunch at a nearby Taco Bell with me in my wet socks.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Scramble|
This page has been served 739 times since 2005-01-15.