Peakbagger.com

Ascent of Conundrum Peak on 2012-06-13

Climber: Brian Marsh

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Conundrum Peak
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:14022 ft / 4273 m

Ascent Trip Report

Climbed conundrum couloir with great solid snow condition to gain the summit of conundrum at 9 am. Made the ridge traverse to summit castle peak a little before 10am. Descended via ridge trail back to montezuma basin and glissaded down the remain snow back to the 4x4 road.

Snow conditions in conundrum couloir
http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c110/dhrider741/067c0efe.jpg

From the top of couloir looking into montezuma basin
http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c110/dhrider741/13d6937b.jpg

Easy ridge traverse toward castle peak from conundrum
http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c110/dhrider741/6fe4ffa9.jpg

Ridge trail leading from castle peak back to montezuma basin
http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c110/dhrider741/06e162db.jpg
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4022 ft / 1225 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Crampons
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4022 ft / 1225 m
    Route:conundrum couloir
    Trailhead:10000 ft / 3048 m
Descent Statistics



This page has been served 81 times since 2005-01-15.




Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page
Copyright © 1987-2014 by Peakbagger.com. All Rights Reserved.