North Maroon Peak Route Guide | 14er Route Info, Map & Advice
While the Maroon Bells are considered some of the most beautiful mountains in Colorado, they’re also among the most difficult and deadly. The loose mud rock that gives them a vivid color also leads to rockslides and dangerous climbing conditions. North Maroon Peak is the more difficult of the two peaks with class 4 climbing, exposure and serious route-finding involved with reaching the summit. Do not attempt this climb without proper experience and a partner. If you’re ready to start planning, use my North Maroon Peak route guide below.
DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS PEAK WITHOUT SERIOUS EXPERIENCE & PLANNING.
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North Maroon Peak Route Guide Facts
North Maroon Peak Route Guide - Northeast Ridge
Getting to this fourteener can be a logistical challenge, as you will need a reservation to shuttle in. Click here for more info on reaching the Maroon Leak trailhead using the shuttle system, which drops you off at the trailhead.
For the best experience, I recommend checking out the route description at 14ers.com. They have a very in-depth route description for climbing North Maroon Peak that should meet your needs.
Alex is an Eagle Scout, climber, and environmental policy expert located in Denver, Colorado. He created The Next Summit to help others stay safe exploring the mountains and advocate to preserve the peaks for the future. Follow him on Linkedin or Twitter or click here to contact him.
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