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climbcoloradoRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: 6/8/02  Sucess!

climbcolorado

Everything the guide books say about this peak is true. You need good route finding skills, it is dangerous and the rock is loose! I did enjoy the climb even with all it's downfalls!
Posted Jun 8, 2002 8:15 pm

coloradoclimberRoute Climbed: Bell Cord Coulior, North to South Traverse Date Climbed: May 26, 2002  Sucess!

coloradoclimber

Awesome climb, snow conditions were good, not another soul on the route! The traverse was easier than I was expecting after all the "horror stories". I would definately reccomend it. Pics coming soon!
Posted May 27, 2002 10:59 am

sidhayesRoute Climbed: South Ridge Date Climbed: 9-17-2001  Sucess!
I have climbed the peak several times before but not on this route. At a cairn, on the west Maroon Pass trail, just before a creek crossing, the trail, yes, there is a trail, climbs steeply up to the ridge and then to the summit. Not nearly as difficult as the books say. It took me about 2 hours round trip from the west Maroon trail.
Posted Sep 30, 2001 12:01 pm

thepluggerRoute Climbed: South Ridge from Maroon Lake Trailhead Date Climbed: 7/8/94  Sucess!

theplugger

This was a hard climb for me. I sure hated it compared to North Maroon...very steep and loose rock. I mainly remember getting back to the car totally exhausted, too tired to even think of eating.
Posted Aug 29, 2001 9:42 pm

Peter EliassenRoute Climbed: Standard West Maroon Route Date Climbed: 8/18/01  Sucess!

Peter Eliassen

Great climb...but a brutal descent. I loved the last few hours of the technical climb...but coming down is horrible on your knees, feet.
Posted Aug 23, 2001 8:13 pm

miztflipRoute Climbed: Bell Cord Couloir Date Climbed: May 5, 2001  Sucess!

miztflip

What a cool climb. Not another person on the mountain.
Posted Aug 9, 2001 2:13 pm

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