Longs Peak (Arapaho: Neníisótoyóú’u) is a high and prominent mountain in the northern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 14,259-foot (4346 m) fourteener is located in the Rocky Mountain National Park Wilderness, 9.6 miles (15.5 km) southwest by south (bearing 209°) of the Town of Estes Park, Colorado, United States. Longs Peak is the northernmost fourteener in the Rocky Mountains and the highest point in Boulder County and Rocky Mountain National Park. The mountain was named in honor of explorer Stephen Harriman Long and is featured on the Colorado state quarter.Take a look at our Rocky Mountain National Park trip maker app to schedule your visit to Longs Peak and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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If going to the summit of Long's Peak is too much, you can still have a wonderful experience seeing "The Diamond" from Chasm Lake at the base of the summit. Get to the trail head early and check the.... more »
Longs peak is actually the tallest peak of all the mountains in the np boundary. You can see the peak and the keyboard of the winds all together during a sunny day! more »
One of the most beautiful hikes I've ever done. It is not an easy hike but very rewarding if you set a day aside it can he done.
Longs Peak is a really the most astounding mountain in the east of the the Rocky Mountain National Park. The hike is long and tiring, but very beautiful. I would recommend start very early (2.00am to 3.00am) to avoid afternoon storms. The Keyhole route requires some exposed scrambling/climbing. Get accustomed to the heigth before attempting an acend. There are toilets on the mountain (at the Chasm Lake Junction) and there was water a week ago (little streams from the melting ice) All in all, a steep, dangerous and exciting climb. Be safe and enjoy the journey!
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