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Ascent to Longs Peak-The Narrows on 2010-08-03

Climber: Joseph Hirniak

Date:Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Point Reached:Longs Peak - The Narrows
    Location:USA-Colorado
    Elevation:13950 ft / 4251 m
    Remaining Elevation:305 ft / 93 m (6% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Started hike at half past midnight on East Longs Peaks Ttrail. Did not reach summit because one person in party experienced symptoms of altitude sickness. Turned around at the top of the Trough. For complete details of the hike, see

http://jvhirniak.hubpages.com/hub/Climbing-Longs-Peak-A-Personal-Narrative


Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4540 ft / 1383 m
    Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Route:East Longs Peak Trail/Keyhole
    Trailhead:9410 ft / 2868 m
    Quality:10 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Calm, Clear
T-storms moved in in early pm.



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