Ascent of Longs Peak on 1998-09-26
|Date:||Saturday, September 26, 1998|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14255 ft / 4344 m|
Ascent Trip ReportLink to 'The Great Cirque' trip report
The idea for the Mt. Meeker to Long’s Peak traverse came to me last December after climbing Mt. Meeker on a clear, cool morning. Sitting on the Meeker summit rock, I looked over the Loft to Longs Peak and saw the potential for a beautiful traverse. At that moment, I decided I would come back to bag the two-summit traverse. The idea eventually grew into a quest to bag “Colorado’s greatest mountain cirque” (Roach).
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| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb|
| Gear Used:||Rope|
| Route:||Gorrells Route to Notch|
| Route:||Cables Route|
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