Ascent of Longs Peak on 2005-08-21

Climber: Luke Mullen

Others in Party:Katy
Date:Sunday, August 21, 2005
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Longs Peak
    Elevation:14255 ft / 4344 m

Ascent Trip Report

Extremely windy at Keyhole. Many other people turned back due to wind. Wind became calm a few hundred yards beyond Keyhole, remainder of trip uneventful. First ascent of Longs, and first 14er.
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:9 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble
    Weather:Pleasant, Windy, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time:7 Hours 
Descent Statistics
    Time:5 Hours 

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