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.
You can read about the ashes on Long's Peak at:
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.)
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.