Peak:  North Maroon Peak (Unranked 14er)
 Route:  Bells Traverse
 Range:  Elk
 Posted By:  jmctigue
 Date of Info:  10/22/2020
 Date Posted:  10/23/2020
 Details

Summer conditions. The odd patch of snow that could easily be avoided. Snow is forecast this weekend, so this information probably isn't very useful.

It was very gusty in the afternoon, so extra care had to be taken on the scrambling.

Roach's book mentions a place to rappel, and there is currently a sling around a large rock here. I was able to downclimb just before this: I thought the scrambling could be kept to class 4 with careful route-finding. There are quite a few cairns to help.

Descended the south ridge of Maroon Peak. The ridge itself was pretty good fun, but the descent off the ridge was interminably steep and loose.




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