North Maroon climbing fatality

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North Maroon climbing fatality

by Bill Reed » Sun Sep 16, 2012 3:27 pm

Sadly, the 2nd fatality on North Maroon this summer. ... aroon-Peak

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Re: North Maroon climbing fatality

by bighornmonkey » Mon Sep 17, 2012 7:29 pm

Condoleances to Derek's family and friends.
RIP fellow climber.

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Re: North Maroon climbing fatality

by MoapaPk » Mon Sep 17, 2012 11:07 pm

Was he on the "normal" class 3/4 route?

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Re: North Maroon climbing fatality

by Fletch » Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:37 pm

MoapaPk wrote:Was he on the "normal" class 3/4 route?

Hey Harlan. Hope you are doing well. To answer your question (from the reports), yes, right below the chimney crux and right above the entrance to the second gully. Apparently his foothold gave out and he fell a good ways. Bad deal all around. RIP Derek.

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