Peak:  Maroon Peak (14er)
 Route:  Bells Traverse
 Range:  Elk
 Posted By:  Ericsheffey
 Date of Info:  07/20/2021
 Date Posted:  07/21/2021

South to North traverse. Full summer conditions on Maroon and North Maroon, as well as the traverse. No water on the trails or traverse either. Plenty of loose rock as always, check your holds and look for the solid rock. The descent down North Maroon was soul crushing after the fun we had on Maroon and the Traverse lol. Plan for plenty of time to get down North Maroon.

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Comments or Questions
Excellent report
07/21/2021 12:17
Great report with wonderful photographs.
Looks like a long day.

07/21/2021 12:54
Definitely a long day! But worth every second of it!

07/21/2021 13:30
Nice work and great pics! I enjoyed that descent. It might be because I'm always amazed it even goes when looking at it from afar.

Great day!
07/21/2021 14:06
Thanks for sharing the action shots. Your enthusiasm is contagious. I climbed the Bells separately. I enjoyed the airy views on the relatively short North Maroon descent. Be thankful you didn‘t descend Maroon Peak which also had great views, but the descent went on and on and on long after the summit adrenaline had worn off.

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