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Maroon Bells Four Pass Loop

Day 2

The second day we continued to follow the West Maroon Creek Trail over West Maroon Pass. On the other side of the pass, we followed the North Fork Trail over Frigid Air Pass and made camp near the North Fork river in the Fravert Basin.

 
Starting Out, Day 2
Starting Out, Day 2
Looking Back
Looking Back
West Maroon Pass (On the Left)
West Maroon Pass (On the Left)
 
Resting up Before the Pass
Resting up Before the Pass
Self Photo, and Trevor?
Self Photo, and Trevor?
Other Side of the Pass.
Other Side of the Pass.
 
Down the Other Side
Down the Other Side
Wildflowers
Wildflowers
Frigid Air Pass?
Frigid Air Pass?
We thought so at the time, but it's actually on the far right of the photo.
 
More Wildflowers
More Wildflowers
Looking Towards Crested Butte
Looking Towards Crested Butte
Heading Towards Frigid Air Pass
Heading Towards Frigid Air Pass
Once committed, Trevor leads the entire way.
 
Climbing Frigid Air Pass
Climbing Frigid Air Pass
1 of 3: Agony
1 of 3: Agony
2 of 3: Defeat
2 of 3: Defeat
 
3 of 3: Rally
3 of 3: Rally
Fravert Basin
Fravert Basin
With Snowmass Peak in the distance.
South Maroon Peak over Fravert Basin
South Maroon Peak over Fravert Basin
 
Resting atop Frigid Air Pass
Resting atop Frigid Air Pass
Descending Frigid Air Pass
Descending Frigid Air Pass
Second Campsite
Second Campsite
Trevor earns his fire-building merit badge.
 
Filtering Water Below Our Campsite
Filtering Water Below Our Campsite
A Visitor
A Visitor