Ascent of Quandary Peak on 2008-07-05
|Others in Party:||Pete|
|Date:||Saturday, July 5, 2008|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14265 ft / 4347 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis was our second peak on the 5th (Bierstadt was the first) so we got a later-than-usual start at about 11:30. Saw mountain goats on the summit. Got caught in the rain at about 13,500' on the decent and really pushed ourselves to get below tree line before it got to serious. Made it safely, but both Pete and I were exhausted.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3415 ft / 1040 m|
| Distance:||6.8 mi / 10.9 km|
| Route:||East Slope|
| Trailhead:||Monte Cristo TH 10850 ft / 3307 m|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground|
| Time Up:||2 Hours 45 Minutes|
| Time Down:||2 Hours 15 Minutes|
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