Ascent of North Maroon Peak on 2007-10-27

Climber: Mike Putnam

Date:Saturday, October 27, 2007
Ascent Type:No Summit Goal
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:North Maroon Peak
    Elevation:12100 ft / 3688 m

Ascent Trip Report

West Maroon Bells Wilderness to 12,100. Postholing in waist deep snow at 12,100 turned back. good move
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:2700 ft / 823 m
    Route:West Maroon Bells Tr.
    Trailhead:Maroon Bells Wilderness Trailhead  9400 ft / 2865 m
    Quality:7 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Snowing, Cold, Very Windy, White-out
Day started innocently enough in Aspen....on to driving snow 24-30" on the trail
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:5 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:3 Hours 

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