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Peak(s):  North Maroon Peak  -  14,014 feet
Post Date:  08/02/2010
Modified:  12/15/2014
Date Climbed:   08/14/2009
Posted By:  alexhenes


 North Maroon - Northeast Ridge   

It was a damp and foggy morning when we decided to climb North Maroon. When we started you could barely see above tree line. We encountered many mountain goats who escorted us the steep gullies. The chimney was fun to climb and we used a rope coming down as the rock was slick due to the moisture in the air. The quote of the day came from my wife Kristi at 13,500... "where is the tube?". Needless to say we had pretty much zero visibility from the summit.

Pictures from our climb can be viewed on Merely a Flesh Wound at...

Merely a Flesh Wound - North Maroon

I "borrowed" the first picture in the slideshow... hope nobody minds

 


  • Comments or Questions
Johnson


Unique day     06/02/2011 14:57
I enjoyed the pictures.


nomadelmundo


very nice     08/03/2010 23:35
my wife would never go for the goat paths w/ me



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