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Longs Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park

Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
5/5 based on 45 reviews on the web
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  • I finished the hike up to Chasm lake and ran back down. It took me nearly 3 1/2 hours to hike to the top and about 1 hour 1/2 to run down. It is a strenuous climb and I would advise to be in good shap...  read more »
  • For the occasional hiker it's worth waiting until mid-July to avoid snow and ice on the last 1.5 mile stretch of the trail. And sharing the trail during peak season with other hikers can reduce the ri...  read more »
  • It was not an easy walk to Chasm Lake. We did Mills Lake in the morning and we were so tired when we came back from there. We started our hike to Mills Lake at 7am and took us 5 hours round-trip. And ...  read more »
  • Please do not attempt to summit this mountain if you are inexperienced. You could be a danger to yourself and others. Otherwise, what a great experience! My group started our ascent at 4:00am and reached the summit by 10:00am. 14.5 miles round trip, 5100 feet vertical gain. We met friendly people along the way and were very tired at the end of the day. The top was much larger than I expected.
  • Classic 14er of CO! Do not be fooled, this hike is difficult. Fun times, fun times
  • Technical hike, not for novices. Hike was exhilarating and frightening all at the same time.
  • An incredible mountain. Tons to offer.
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