South Maroon Peak Climber's Log

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Kiefer - Jul 4, 2014 9:17 am Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2014

Cord to Bells Traverse  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!!


MadGrad96 - Nov 1, 2013 8:14 am

Bells traverse

Maroon Bells traverse (unofficial 14er finishers--all but Culebra)

alpineair - Oct 28, 2013 1:47 pm

Super!  Sucess!

Via Bell Cord couloir.

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - Aug 19, 2013 10:31 am Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2013

South Ridge Standard Route  Sucess!

Enjoyed this route solo from the high/white rock saddle (climbing partner not feeling well). This peak wasn't as exciting as widely advertised, but nonetheless is a burly, physical mountain. Classic Elk Mtn terrain: Steep and loose with some complexity to the route-finding. Had the summit to myself. Ran into one solo hiker on my way down, then four guys. Had to stop for 10+ minutes to sooth an angered nanny goat with three kids. She wouldn't let me pass, gave me stink eye, came toward me...I seized the high ground and finally got past her, but she followed me for quite a while to make damn sure I was gone and off her mountain! BBQ at Hickory House afterward. Yeah!


Fletch - Aug 18, 2013 1:43 pm Date Climbed: Aug 17, 2013

Nice Day Out  Sucess!

Longer than expected descent... 2,800 feet of suck.


Daria - Jul 29, 2013 3:20 pm Date Climbed: Jul 20, 2013

Maroon Bells traverse  Sucess!

South to north bell traverse....very fun climbing. These peaks are monstrous with their elevation rise.


rockymountaindiva - Jul 26, 2013 3:39 pm Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2012

S Maroon crowds  Sucess!

Dangerous ascent to first saddle as there was a LARGE group below us. Once we passed that point we all breathed a sigh of relief. Started with 6, picked up another who wanted someone to hike with, all made it to the summit.


Hyadventure - Jul 11, 2013 4:51 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2013

Second Summit  Sucess!

One of the rap stations was well hidden at the bottom of a thin gap. We got lucky finding it. If we would have had to downclimb it would have puckered my cheeks, but with two short raps it was not that bad.

milan - Oct 21, 2012 5:45 pm Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2012

Summer continues  Sucess!

After North Maroon and Pyramid, this mountain seemed to be easy. Beautiful.


Scott - Aug 19, 2012 10:48 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2012

South Maroon  Sucess!

I climbed the traverse North Maroon to South Maroon with my 10 year old son.

A full trip report is below:

Trip Report


Kessler - Aug 19, 2012 10:40 pm Date Climbed: Aug 4, 2012

South Maroon  Sucess!

Climbed the traverse between North Maroon and South Maroon with my dad.

Matt Lemke

Matt Lemke - Jun 6, 2012 1:09 pm Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2012

South ridge  Sucess!

Great but tiring climb! Perfect day


xpda - Oct 29, 2011 12:52 pm Date Climbed: Aug 9, 1993

Maroon  Sucess!

with Mike

Ted Eliason

Ted Eliason - Oct 13, 2011 3:04 pm Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2008

Longest couloir in memory  Sucess!

A 4000 foot ramp to the saddle and summit. Runneled. Turned back from the base of the crux on the traverse due to thunder.

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Aug 23, 2011 2:18 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2011

with N. Maroon  Sucess!

Rotten rock is not as bad as advertised.

ripper333 - Aug 22, 2011 12:14 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2011

traverse S to N  Sucess!

beautiful day in the elks.. hour traverse to north.. climbed with pete.. surprisingly escaped weather most of the day..


zoomloco - Jul 16, 2011 4:47 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2010

4th classic traverse  Sucess!

Nice traverse; probably 2nd best next to blanca traverse. Tr here

Up2zmtns - Mar 19, 2011 1:45 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2010

bells traverse  Sucess!

traversed in 45 mins.

Jeremy Hakes

Jeremy Hakes - Feb 21, 2011 10:54 am Date Climbed: Aug 25, 2002

Great peaks  Sucess!

Great traverse.


climbingfurry - Jan 24, 2011 10:05 am

several times  Sucess!

have climbed Maroon Peak on its own and by doing the traverse. One of my Colorado favorites

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