Ascent of Quandary Peak on 2008-11-05

Climber: Adam Sawyer

Others in Party:Cecil
Date:Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:4x4 Vehicle
Peak:Quandary Peak
    Elevation:13500 ft / 4114 m

Ascent Trip Report

Tim got AMS at about 11500 ft, and I walked him back to trailhead and waited until his symptoms started improving. I headed back up hoping to catch them, but I met up with them at 13500 coming down. No peak.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2650 ft / 807 m
    Route:East ridge
    Trailhead:Quandary Trailhead  10850 ft / 3307 m
    Grade/Class:class 1
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Nights Spent:0 nights away from roads
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, Overcast
very windy and cold

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