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The North Face Route of Longs Peak
The north face route of Longs Peak is often used as a descent route. The old eyebolts provide excellent rappel anchors. Here attm starts his rappel while Andy observes from below. July 2, 2005.

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JabberwockyWay to go guys!

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Congratulations! Looks like fun!
Posted Jul 4, 2005 2:32 pm

BobSmithWow.

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How high is that? (That is...how far the rappel?)
Posted Jan 13, 2007 2:40 am

brentaRe: Wow.

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We did a full 30 m rappel; then we glissaded. When the snow melts, there's a bit of downclimbing after a 35 m rappel. Two 50 m ropes will take you to the end of the difficulties.
Posted Jan 13, 2007 2:59 pm

rmhikerGreat shot

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It just doesn't look that steep from Chasm View
Posted Jun 5, 2009 12:39 pm

brentaRe: Great shot

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Thanks! The one with the eyebolts is the only truly steep section of the North Face. I suspect that from Chasm View you get more a perception of the average angle of the face.
Posted Jun 7, 2009 12:16 pm

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brentaSubmitted by brenta
on Jul 3, 2005 5:47 pm

Image ID: 113165
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Lat/Lon: 40.25470°N / 105.6153°W
Object Title: The North Face Route of Longs Peak

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing