Maroon Peak, Colorado

Prominence: 2316 ft, 706 m

Elevation: 14,156 feet, 4315 meters

True Isolation: 8.03 mi, 12.92 km
Elevation Info:NAVD88 Elevation: 14,163 ft / 4317 m
SubpeaksNorth Maroon Peak (14,014 ft/4271 m)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)39° 4' 15'' N, 106° 59' 20'' W
39.070789, -106.988972 (Dec Deg)
327936 E 4326515 N, Zone 13 (UTM)
CountryUnited States
County/Second Level RegionGunnison

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Lists that contain Maroon Peak:
     North America 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #71)
     Colorado 13,500 foot Peaks (Rank #24)
     Colorado 13,700-foot Peaks (Rank #24)
     Colorado 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #24)
     United States 13,750-foot Peaks (Rank #52)
     Colorado Peaks with 2000 feet of Prominence (Rank #54)
     Colorado Mountain Club Fourteeners (Rank #25)
     Colorado Centennial Peaks (Top 100) (Rank #24)
     USA 48-States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #29)
     United States 14,000-foot Peaks (Rank #52)
     Fred Beckey's Great Peaks of the Continent (Rank #9)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Colorado's Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs (Roach)
       A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners (Borneman, Lampert)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1986-08-17 by David Olson
     2002-07-16 by Petter Bjørstad
     2002-07-19 by Joe Lavelle
     2003-08-03 by Joe Lavelle
     2009-06-14 by Jeremiah Joyce
     2009-08-20 by Patrick Lilly
     2014-06-15 by Jacob Winey (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2016-08-18 by Paul Andrews
     2016-09-18 by Jacob Winey (GPS Track)
     2017-02-03 by Harvest Mondello
     2018-09-10 by Stav Basis
     2018-09-27 by William Musser

View ascents of peak by registered members (138 total)

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Classic Maroon Lake view (2016-09-25). Photo by Eli Boardman.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2316 ft/706 m
  Optimistic Prominence: 2356 ft/718 m
  Line Parent: Castle Peak
  Key Col: East Maroon Pass    11,840 ft/3609 m
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 8.03 mi/12.92 km
   Isolation Limit Point: 39.01, -106.8617
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Castle Peak  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Southern Rocky Mountains
Range4: Elk Range Area
Range5: Elk Mountains
Drainage BasinsColorado
Gulf of California
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: White River National Forest
Wilderness/Special Area: Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area
Topo MapMaroon Bells O39106a8 1:24,000
First AscentAugust 28, 1908
Percy Hagerman
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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