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Cristo Couloir

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 3.7 (11) SKI LINE

A wide open couloir on the south face of Quandary off the summit.


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.2

KM

Ski Line

13,903' 4,238 m

High

11,849' 3,612 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

2,053' 626 m

Down

54%

Avg Slope (28°)

64%

Max Slope (33°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

Either skin/hike the east ridge to the summit and drop down to the south or follow Blue Lakes road to the base and start climbing.

Lou Dawson gave this route a difficulty rating of III D10 R2 ( loudawson.com/rating-ski-de…).

Shared By:

Will Shaw with improvements by Jacob Winey

Trail Ratings

  3.7 from 11 votes

#4

in Breckenridge

#308

Overall
  3.7 from 11 votes
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Ski Line Rankings

#4

in Breckenridge

#92

in Colorado

#308

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Cristo couloir in June 2013
Apr 16, 2015 near Brecken…, CO

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Apr 30, 2021
Chris Johnson
Apr 25, 2021
Alex FItch
Able to skin the east ridge all the way up but very windy. Boot pack down from the summit 200 feet past a rock band then couloir fully covered. 7.1mi — 4h 30m
Apr 10, 2021
Dylan Moriarty
Required Boot Pack up, snow too intermittent on trail to skin. Cristo was filled in, however a short gap with rocks about 200 Yards from start — 6h 00m
May 28, 2019
Daniel Weiss
May 16, 2019
Dylan Kobriger
May 5, 2019
Siri Brochman
Snow was perfect we skinned up main frontside trail. Skied down just as it was getting soft. Slush at bottom and you could ski all of the way out 4mi — 10h 30m
May 4, 2019
Choss Connoisseur
5 hrs car to car. 30 min break for lunch
Apr 21, 2019
Jeff McGowan