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Climbing History (Pikes Peak)
Title: 1st Summit:
Entered by: gpeoples
Added: 05/14/2010, Last Updated: 05/14/2010
Sources: A Climbing Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners, By: Walter R. Borneman and Lyndon J. Lampert, Third Addition, Published 1994. Pruett Publishing, Company Boulder.
The Summit was reached by three members of Stephen Long's expedition of 1820. The leader of the summit party was Dr. Edwin James, a prominent botanist. On the afternoon of July 14, Edwin James and his two companions stood on the summit of the peak.