|Maroon Peak (left) and North Maroon (right) where a climber was killed on Saturday|
The Maroon Bells have earned a reputation among mountain climbers as a particularly difficult and dangerous peak and have been dubbed "The Deadly Bells" in mountaineering circles. Saturday's victim was the second person to die on the Maroon Bells this summer. Lenny Joyner a 31 year old paramedic from New York City fell to his death in July while descending from North Maroon Peak after completing the Maroon Peak to North Maroon Peak traverse. The body of the deceased climber was removed by the afternoon. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the victim.
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