By Ron Clester

Maroon Bells

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 40D
State/Province/Region
CO
Country
US
Town
Aspen, Colorado
Brief Directions

The Maroon Bells are located about 12 miles southwest of Aspen, Colorado.

Notes

Canon EOS 50D, Canon EF-S 17-55 f2.8 Lens

Description

The Maroon Bells are two peaks in the Elk Mountains, Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak, separated by about a third of a mile.Both peaks are counted as fourteeners. Maroon Peak, at 14,156 feet, is the 27th highest peak in Colorado; North Maroon Peak, at 14,014 feet, is the 50th highest. The view of the Maroon Bells to the southwest from the Maroon Creek valley is one of the most famous scenes in Colorado, and is reputed to be the "most-photographed spot in Colorado" and one of Colorado's premier scenic overlooks.

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Date Added
April 18, 2011
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April 18, 2011

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