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rodeonexisAll to myself!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

rodeonexis

I was shooting for a 4am start, but finally got my act together and was on the trail by 5. The trail was quiet on my ascent: ran into a total of 6 hikers/climbers. After the keyhole, had everything to myself. Leading up to the Trough was real slick, and the Trough itself was frozen sunbaked snow at 8am. the climb wasn't bad, but the narrows were iced over and sketchy. By the time I made it to the homestretch, things had softened up. Aside from an ice crux at the bottom, it was straight forward. 5 hours up, 3.5 down. REMEMBER to bring ice Axe and crampons!
Posted Jun 26, 2011 12:10 am

renogurtKiener Craziness  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 19, 2011

renogurt

Highlights: 5 am was to late to start. Broadway ledges were covered in wet snow and very sketchy. The crux cracks were wet and full of water ice and slush. Lightning was prevalent all around us. However, it cleared up around the summit. This route is superb if you can catch it in good conditions and even better weather. Cheers! 15 hours in bad conditions/weather.
Posted Jun 22, 2011 3:03 pm

mjp20kStandard Keyhole route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 31, 1996

mjp20k

Long day for a flatlander.
Posted Jun 6, 2011 5:52 pm

REMKeyhole Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 2, 1981

REM

Climbed with my Father
Posted Jun 6, 2011 2:39 pm

jrhosWinter Ascent  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 27, 2011

jrhos

Started at Glacier Gorge - camped at bottom of hill below Black Lake (too windy up higher). 6 of us in group - 2 made it to the top. Snowed all day with lots of wind on the ascent - could not see our footprints in the trough on the way back down. Very little snow on the narrows (just when we wanted to quit). Extreme wind on the summit meant no time for pictures, just had to get back down. Some wind/frostbite on my face as a result (battle scar). Lost a lot of weight that day - not always "fun" but definitely an epic climb. Would love to do the Keplinger route with someone some day.
Posted May 24, 2011 9:36 am

jackstraw0083Lamb's Slide

jackstraw0083

Had a nice day up Lamb's Slide, excellent weather. Wanted to climb the Flying Dutchman but it wasn't quite ready.
Posted May 5, 2011 2:35 pm

mezipKeyhole
Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2010

mezip

Hiked with Emily, Adam and Ursula.
Another beautiful day in RMNP!
Posted Apr 19, 2011 12:33 pm

mezipLongs
Date Climbed: Aug 27, 2009

mezip

With Emily, Tanya and David
Beautiful day!
Posted Apr 19, 2011 12:14 pm

mezipNorth Face
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2010

mezip

Climbed with Emily, Jim, Austin, Beau
Posted Apr 19, 2011 11:49 am

albaradovia Keyhole
Date Climbed: Mar 16, 2011

albarado

Had to turn around early on due to really windy conditions. a couple of guys in my group made it to the keyhole but windy conditions kept them from continuing as well
Posted Mar 23, 2011 5:24 pm

zxstarlingKeyhole Route

zxstarling

Used the Keyhole route. Super snowy in March 2007.
Posted Mar 8, 2011 9:06 pm

adamtheclimberKeplinger's couloir   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008

adamtheclimber

This is an enjoyable climb via the same route that John Wesley Powell's party logged the first offical ascent in 1868. Much less travelled than the standard Keyhole route. Camped at Sandbeach Lake. Awesome, beautiful scenery abounds!
Posted Mar 6, 2011 4:05 pm

americanswissLongs  Sucess!

americanswiss

First Mountaineering experience. Summited consecutive years at age 8 and 9.
Posted Feb 25, 2011 3:36 am

CowtipperUnforgettable  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 4, 2002

Cowtipper

Today I'm browsing pics and looking back nearly nine years at the day I climbed Longs Peak (keyhole route). What an experience! I hope to do it again this year - I'm pretty fit for 50, but I know the window of opportunity is closing. Anyone who's summited can attest that you see very few 'old' people at the top!
Posted Feb 6, 2011 1:00 pm

mattpayne11Via the Loft  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 17, 2010

mattpayne11

Great trip until hitting the wall of people... Did Meeker first.
Posted Feb 4, 2011 4:02 pm

CastillejaMiniataMonsoon  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2010

CastillejaMiniata

I took the desolate Keplinger's Couloir route, which included a bushwhack from a sandy lake, crossing the creek of another alpine lake, and then heading straight up from the south. It was very much fun trying to find my way around the top, climbing around the rocks and ultimately determining that I'd climbed the couloir to the very top and that the shoot-off to the summit had been further below. At the summit the fog came in and I descended quickly, becoming battered by monsoons once I had gotten back to the treeline (phew!). Highly recommended route for the lovers of wilderness and haters of tourists. There was of course no snow in monsoon season.
Posted Feb 3, 2011 9:59 pm

climbingfurryColorado's Premier Peak  Sucess!

climbingfurry

By both Keyhole and Kieners. Love this mtn!
Posted Jan 16, 2011 11:29 pm

centrifuge:)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 5, 2006

centrifuge

this one took a long time to actually get but was worth it when I got there
Posted Jan 12, 2011 9:42 pm

Jeremy HakesLoft  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 21, 2001

Jeremy Hakes

With SE Longs. Dad and Don.
Posted Jan 1, 2011 6:42 pm

thatnissanguySpring ascent of The Trough Couloir  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 31, 2010

thatnissanguy

Perfect weather, perfect snow. Everything was just perfect. Great camp at Black Lake. The approach was a bit slushy though.
Posted Dec 18, 2010 9:06 pm

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