Maroon Bells

Aspen, United States

The Maroon Bells is a col with a length of 12.1 kilometer. This is a category 2 col. It is located in Aspen, Colorado, United States. The average grade of this col is 4.1% with a maximum of 6.9%. The Maroon Bells ascents from 2.465 meter at the start, to 2.935 meter at the top, with a total of 470 ascending meters.

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Maroon Bells Profile

Facts

Distance 12.1 km
Elevation gain 470 m
Average grade 4.1 %
Maximum grade 6.9 %
Climb category 2
Minimum elevation 2465 m
Maximum elevation 2935 m

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Description

A reflective lake and two giant snow-striped mountaintops, named Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak, anchor a blissful panorama exemplified by a symphony of color that changes with the seasons. Located just 16 kilomters west of Aspen the 14,000-foot (4250 meters) peaks (2 of the 58 fourteeners in Colorado) truly epitomize the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. The climb provides plenty of photo-worthy scenes in the White River National Forest.

The climb starts at the creek an goes untill the bus stop.

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