North Maroon Peak, North Face

A visual icon //  [o]   @codytownsend

A visual icon // [o] @codytownsend


Elevation 14014” 4271m

Aspect: North Face

Vertical: 4000’

Coordinates: 39°04’34”N 106°59’14”W

First descent: Stammberger 1971

“A visual icon with a complex line. Also multiple options between the two peaks and aspects.” (FCSDofNA)

Great things are done when men and mountains meet. This is not done when jostling in the street.
— William Blake
With an impeding storm on the horizon, the push to ski two classic lines in Colorado in back-to-back days presents one of the most exhausting challenges of The Fifty to date.