Ascent of Longs Peak on 2006-08-12

Climber: Luke Mullen

Others in Party:Clancy
Date:Saturday, August 12, 2006
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Longs Peak
    Elevation:14255 ft / 4344 m

Ascent Trip Report

Overcast and drizzling all day. Conditions made scramble tough due to wet, slick rocks. On the bright side, the weather thinned the usually large crowds on the Keyhole Route.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:4855 ft / 1479 m
    Round-Trip Distance:15 mi / 24.1 km
    Route:Keyhole Route
    Trailhead:Longs Peak Trailhead  9400 ft / 2865 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Quality:8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Drizzle, Cool, Breezy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Time:7 Hours 30 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time:5 Hours 

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