Elevation: 14,265 ft
GPS: 39.397, -106.106 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Anonymous Coward on Aug 11, 2005 · Updates
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Description

Quandary Peak is the 14,265' peak above Breckenridge in the Mosquito-Tenmile Range. The easy trail up the east slopes is one of the most popular 14'er hikes in Colorado, and done often in the winter.

The Inwood Arete on Quandary Peak is one of the nicest moderate alpine rock routes on a 14er, and an uncrowded alternative to the alpine routes in RMNP. Most of the technical climbing is nice well-featured slabby rock.

Getting There

From Breckenridge, follow CO 9 south for about 8 miles to Summit County Road 850. The main trailhead is about 2 miles up this road at Blue Lakes. The Inwood Arete trailhead turns right on Summit County 851 almost immediately and is at a locked gate 2 miles up the road.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Quandary Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
Easy Snow
 25
Cristo Couloir
Snow, Alpine
3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a
 3
Uncle Andy
Trad, Alpine
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R
 34
Inwood Arete
Trad, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Cristo Couloir
 25
Easy Snow Snow, Alpine
Uncle Andy
 3
3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a Trad, Alpine
Inwood Arete
 34
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R Trad, Alpine
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