Cristo Couloir

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Cristo Couloir

Cristo Couloir, Quandary Peak, is a 2,575 feet (785 m) couloir located on Quandary Peak that stretches from the Blue Lake Dam to the summit at 14,265 feet (4,348 m). It is a popular ski mountaineering descent in the spring climbing season (April through June, depending on weather and snow conditions). The ascent can be accomplished by an experienced mountaineer in 3-5 hours and the ski descent in 1-2 hours.

Coordinates: 39°23′31″N 106°06′17″W / 39.391864°N 106.104627°W / 39.391864; -106.104627