North Maroon Peak Climber's Log

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RyanS - Sep 8, 2003 9:32 am

Route Climbed: NE Ridge Date Climbed: September 6, 2003  Sucess!

Surprisingly nice day out there on Saturday. The Bells were gorgeous deep reds from the recent precipitation. I would imagine they got a dusting of snow on Saturday night & Sunday. A TR is available here.


RyanS - Jul 21, 2003 11:34 am

Route Climbed: Bells Traverse from South Maroon Date Climbed: July 19, 2003  Sucess!

The traverse is everything it's cracked up to be. Challenging and rewarding with a fantastic position between two amazing mountains. A TR is available here.


climberkjp - Oct 22, 2002 12:05 pm

Route Climbed: Traverse from Maroon Peak Date Climbed: July 8, 2000  Sucess!

We were on the summit of North Maroon Peak at 12 - TOO LATE!!!! We learned this lesson the hard way as we were pinned down for a couple of hours waiting for a storm to pass. Ended up bivying on the side of the mountain all night in the rain as a result. Key to the Bells - an EARLY START!!!!! Beautiful, though


rmjwinters - Oct 5, 2002 9:26 pm

Route Climbed: NE Ridge Date Climbed: July 29 1999  Sucess!

Beautiful peak and terrible rock. Considerate party above us made boulder dodging an art for us. Made traverse to South peak.


climbcolorado - Aug 5, 2002 5:09 am

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: 8/04/02  Sucess!

Not as hard as guide book's descriptions. The best veiws of the Maroon area climbs. Not a mountain for new climbers with allot of route finding, rockfall, exposure, ect.

Matt Mahoney

Matt Mahoney - Aug 3, 2002 8:46 pm

Route Climbed: Traverse S to N Date Climbed: July 29 2002  Sucess!

Climbed with Scott B. The S to N traverse is hard, but this is the direction to do it if you don't use ropes, as you upclimb the hard class 4 sections. The route is well marked with cairns. Descending the N ridge is much easier, all class 2/3 except for one class 4 25 ft. chimney with good steps and holds.

sidhayes - Jul 2, 2002 4:43 pm

Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: August 24, 1991  Sucess!

Climbed this peak to summit in 1:43 from Maroon Lake. Also crossed over to South Maroon Peak, then back. Not difficult, but strenuous. Took less than 4.5 hours round trip for both peaks.


coloradoclimber - Jun 28, 2002 9:14 am

Route Climbed: Bell Cord Coulior Date Climbed: 5/25/02  Sucess!

WOW! this is an awesome mountain. the views are spectacular and the Bell Cord is my favorite snow climb to date!

sidhayes - Feb 23, 2002 2:27 pm

Route Climbed: standard route Date Climbed: 8-25-2000  Sucess!

Second ascent of North Maroon and South Maroon and as nice as the first. Ascended the regular route from Maroon Lake, crossed the ridge between peaks in a total time of 2:24 then descended the south ridge of South Maroon to the West Maroon Pass trail, then took that to the standard ascent route to the summit of Pyramid Peak in about 5:00 and descended back to Maroon Lake in a total time of 6:40 . A tiring climb!


miztflip - Aug 16, 2001 12:49 pm

Route Climbed: Northeast Ridge Date Climbed: July 27, 2001  Sucess!

Fun hike with great views. The summit offered a nice view to some of Colorado's Classic climbs, ie. Capitol, South Maroon and Pyramid.

Peter Eliassen

Peter Eliassen - Aug 16, 2001 11:48 am

Route Climbed: Standard Date Climbed: 7/15/99  Sucess!

Wonderful, yet a little sketchy when you get higher on the Eastern slopes...beautiful summit views!

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