Peak:  Maroon Peak (14er)
 Route:  Bell Cord Couloir
 Range:  Elk
 Posted By:  Paul_Adelgren
 Date of Info:  06/23/2020
 Date Posted:  06/25/2020
 Details

We made it to 13,000' before turning around due the rough shape of the couloir and and the possibility of rain coming in. Although the slope is only 45 deg it can get very steep when crossing deep runnels and going through moguls. The snow is very hard packed with hard ice in a few spots, even after 2pm it was still in good shape. However, it doesn't look like the couloir will be passable for much longer especially with how warm this week is supposed to be. It is getting very narrow and filled with rocks at about 13,800.


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