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As I was searching for info on Long's Peak on the web, I came across the odd fact that the ashes of Doak Walker were scattered on Long's Peak. Walker died on September 28, 1998 from complications from a skiing accident. He was famous for winning the Heisman trophy at SMU in 1948 and being exemplary in his academics and citizenship. He was a 4-time All-Pro with the Detroit Lions and led them to NFL championships in 1952 & 1953. He's the namesake for the Doak Walker Award (see www.doakwalkeraward.com) for college football's best running back.

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Posted Jun 9, 2003 3:28 pm

brutus of wydeCamping fees at Longs Peak CG

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As of 2009, camping at Longs Peak CG is $20 per night when the water is turned on (~Late May through ~mid-September) and $14 per night otherwise (i.e. when water is turned off.)
Posted May 5, 2009 8:08 pm

gadams01 weather around June

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me and some buddies are heading up there to climb longs around June 19 and i was wondering what the weather and how much snowfall is usually there to see if we will need crampons? Any feedback will be very helpful.
Posted May 23, 2016 6:56 pm

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