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Cristo Couloir

Intermediate/Difficult
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Trail

0.7 mile 1.2 kilometer point to point
Ski Line
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -2,053' -626 m
High: 13,903' 4,238 m
Low: 11,849' 3,612 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 54% (28°)
Max Slope: 64% (33°)
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A wide open couloir on the south face of Quandary off the summit.

Will Shaw
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.

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May 28, 2019
Daniel Weiss
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
Dec 16, 2017
Henry Lewinsohn
Dec 10, 2017
John Duke 1
Apr 23, 2017
JaminT
Soft, fun.
Mar 19, 2017
Deva Solomon
Needs snow. Extra downclimb

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  3.9 from 8 votes

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

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