Ascent of South Conundrum Peak on 2012-06-13

Climber: Brian Marsh

Other People:Solo Ascent
Date:Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:South Conundrum Peak
    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

From the top of couloir looking into montezuma basin

Easy ridge traverse toward castle peak from conundrum

Ridge trail leading from castle peak back to montezuma basin
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

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