North Maroon Peak Climber's Log

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JesseSumrak - Aug 7, 2023 9:42 am Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2023

Fun!  Sucess!

Early start with Ben and Andrea. Made quick work up to the first gulley. Liked the first gulley a lot more than the second. Route finding wasn't too tricky except for near the ridge. Nothing was too crazy, but definitely felt like I had no idea where I was going half the time. The class 4 chimney was super easy going up but a little tricky coming down later. Just needed to better trust my holds. Fun peak.


BKiser90 - Aug 5, 2023 9:12 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2023

Standard Route  Sucess!

I heard a lot of horror stories about this route and mountain. However, it was an enjoyable climb! The gullies were not as bad as reported and have clear routes. Class 4 chimney was a highlight even if it was a challenge!


ericd - Aug 11, 2021 1:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2021

...if good weather, make it a combo!  Sucess!

Taking the South Maroon route past Crater lake offered better footing. Traversed over to North Maroon Peak in 2hrs. Class 5 moves were fair & satisfying, while route finding through loose rock was not. Scenic descent (~4500'/5mi) over cliff bands, gulleys,& talus fields finished the day at 12hrs parking lot to parking lot. North Maroon Peak is the scenic side!


yadahzoemtn - Jul 5, 2020 12:52 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2020

Northeast Ridge  Sucess!

This was #54 of my list of 58 Colorado 14ers. We went guided because of the extension route finding. This has ended up being one of my favorites even though I have been pretty terrified of it. We had perfect weather and I was accompanied by perfect people, Michael and Ted.


Moogie737 - Jul 2, 2020 6:02 am Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2020

Northeast Ridge  Sucess!

#1 07-01-2020. W/ Lana and Ted Mahon. Avoided 98% of lingering snow fields. Used ice axes crossing 2 short snowy spots but didn’t need crampons. A rewarding 12-hour day with ideal weather. On this particular mountain route finding can be time consuming so we hired a guide, Ted, from Aspen Alpine Guides, and it was worth it.


Harvest - Aug 24, 2019 8:41 am Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2019

Northeast Ridge Route  Sucess!

Talus slog. Great views!


eli.boardman - Dec 27, 2018 12:19 pm Date Climbed: May 18, 2018

Solo Bells Traverse in May  Sucess!

After climbing Bell Cord and South Maroon, did the exciting and snowy Bells Traverse solo; descended northeast ridge to Gunsight couloir


Onager - Jul 14, 2018 7:26 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2018

Traverse  Sucess!

Climbed via traverse from S. Maroon

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Jul 2, 2018 8:25 am Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2018

Standard Route  Sucess!

Great way to start July! Standard route is steep and appropriately challenging, as advertised. Goats on N Maroon are friendlier than on Maroon or Pyramid, though still pretty bold. Hot day.


BradBartick - Jul 2, 2018 5:50 am Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2018

One of the best weather days I ever experienced..  Sucess!

With CMC group led my Mark SIlas. Blue skies, light breeze, fun route. It is steeper and more consistently unforgiving (if you stumble) than folks' photos make it look. If you hunt around, solid rock is fairly easy to find. The crux is straightforward.


seano - May 28, 2017 4:36 pm Date Climbed: May 28, 2017

Y couloir  Sucess!

When it's in, this is a really fun, steep snow climb, which gets a bit more shade than the Bell Cord or standard north face. Trip report.


SchwartzOn - Jul 15, 2016 1:35 am Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2009

North Maroon Bell with a group  Sucess!

This was a guided tour with 5 folk, including one solid climber. We day hiked in, after driving over Independence Pass. Probably the prettiest country I'd ever seen, and ever may. Bluebird day. Everyone made it to the top.


MadGrad96 - Oct 12, 2015 9:58 pm

All but Culebra  Sucess!



astroclimber - Aug 28, 2015 6:27 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2015

Awesome Peak  Sucess!

Did the Bell Cord, Maroon Peak then the traverse to North Maroon. Awesome Day with Pete Lardy

Senad Rizvanovic

Senad Rizvanovic - Aug 2, 2015 12:39 pm Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2015

Nice climb  Sucess!

Very interesting and exciting climb, loose rocks everywhere, but some pretty amazing views from the top. Great day!


JRaphaelson - Mar 19, 2015 9:48 pm Date Climbed: Aug 3, 2014

Traverse  Sucess!

Did the famed South to North Traverse.


HedUp - Aug 12, 2014 6:33 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2014

S to N Traverse  Sucess!

Awesome climb! Suck it, dude at the ute mountaineer in Aspen!

Liba Kopeckova

Liba Kopeckova - Aug 8, 2014 2:50 am Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2014

S-N traverse  Sucess!

the traverse was nice, the descent from N. Maroon was long..

Alex Wood

Alex Wood - Jul 14, 2014 1:59 pm Date Climbed: Jun 30, 2014

Bell Cord Couloir to Traverse  Sucess!

Camped at Crater Lake the night before, left at 5:30am and got to the top of the Bell Cord Couloir by 9am (its a long climb, especially with no warm up). We did South Maroon Peak first (very easy from the saddle) and then did North Maroon (not as easy). Most of it seemed class 3+ with a few in your face class 5 moves. Awesome traverse though! Going down North Maroon was interesting. That was probably the hardest part of the day and the most worrisome part as well. There was a bunch of snow on the standard route so finding our way down was a little interesting at times.


Kiefer - Jul 4, 2014 9:19 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2014

Traverse from South  Sucess!

Climbed the Bell Cord to S. Maroon. Retrieved gear from the col and continued onto the traverse to N. Maroon. Descent off N. Maroon was precarious. Snow was REALLY BAD.
Traverse was exciting. One of the best ridge climbs I've done to date!!

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