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 Peak(s):  North Maroon Peak  -  14,014 feet
 Post Date:  08/02/2010 Modified: 07/26/2011
 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 (2)

Unique day     2011-06-02 08:57:39
I enjoyed the pictures.


very nice     2010-08-03 17:35:19
my wife would never go for the goat paths w/ me

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