Quandary Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 1105 ft, 337 m

Elevation: 14,265 feet, 4348 meters

True Isolation: 3.15 mi, 5.07 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,272 ft / 4350 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 23' 50'' N, 106° 6' 23'' W
39.39721, -106.106399 (Dec Deg)
404732 E 4361441 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionSummit

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     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #15)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #12)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #36)
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #57)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #12)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #36)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #12)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #12)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Colorado's Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs (Roach)
       A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners (Borneman, Lampert)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 939
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 875)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1994-08 by Patrick Lilly
     2007-09-01 by David Foster
     2009-07-11 by Donnie Puckle
     2010-08-07 by Bo Saunders
     2010-08-07 by Luke Mullen
     2011 by Chris Fandel (GPS Track)
     2011-10-01 by Sacha Bobst (GPS Track)
     2011-11-12 by Michele Arnold (Unsuccessful)
     2012-02-11 by Michele Arnold
     2012-08-19 by Paul Barish
     2012-08-24 by Matt Thalman (GPS Track)
     2014-05-04 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2014-06-15 by Donnie Puckle
     2015-03-22 by Dave Pahlas (GPS Track)
     2015-06-07 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2015-07-18 by James Hess (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2015-10-04 by Rob Anthony
     2016-02-21 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2016-05-06 by Graziano Coppa (GPS Track)
     2016-06-01 by Benjamin Thomson
     2016-08-26 by William Musser
     2016-08-27 by Sam Grant (GPS Track)
     2016-09-06 by Andy Habel
     2017-02-05 by Harvest Mondello
     2017-08-05 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2017-08-28 by Tarush Bali
     2018-04-29 by Parker Halcomb (GPS Track)
     2019-08-02 by Chris Higgins
     2019-08-17 by William Musser (GPS Track)
     2020-01-20 by Josh Grundy
     2020-01-20 by Ben Brownlee (GPS Track)
     2020-05-06 by Keith Turner

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Blue Lakes Dam from Quandary Peak summit (2005-09-03). Photo by Rian Laub.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1105 ft/337 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 1145 ft/349 m
  Line Parent: Mount Lincoln
  Key Col: Democrat-Traver Col    13,160 ft/4011 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.15 mi/5.07 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.3517, -106.1117
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Lincoln  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Central Colorado Ranges
Range5: Mosquito Range
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific-Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: White River National Forest
Topo MapBreckenridge O39106d1 1:24,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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Started in the dark and raced to the top. Here I am at the summit of Quandary Peak. (2012-07-03). Photo by Mark Bowden.
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View from Quandary Peak, CO (2006-11-27). Photo by Jerry Beals.
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Summit cone of Quandary Peak Aug. 1996 (1996-08). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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