Ascent of Drift Peak on 2002-05-04
|Date:||Saturday, May 4, 2002|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||13880 ft / 4230 m|
Ascent Trip ReportOn September 1, 2001, I hiked Quandary with my wife, Susan. While on the summit, I decided to spice things up a bit. I got the okay to climb down the west ridge to bag Fletcher Mountain. On the way down, I noticed the beautiful cirque surrounding the Monte Cristo Creek (that fills the Blue Lakes below Quandary). Since I was about to finish my 2nd peak in the area, I made a mental note to come back and tag all the remaining summits in the Monte Cristo Creek cirque.
Link to 'The Monte Cristo Creek Cirque' trip report
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