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Rank
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15 of 53
Elevation ...................................................14,255'
Range ...................................................Front
County ...................................................Boulder
Lat/Long ...................................................40º 15' 17" N, 105º 36' 55" W
40.254902, 105.615738

Variant Names ...................................................Highest Peak, Les Deux Oreilles - in part, Nesotaieux
Location ...................................................12 miles southwest of Estes Park in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Nearby Towns ...................................................Estes Park and Meeker Park
Nearby 14ers ...................................................-
History ...................................................Named for Major Stephen H. Long, who led an expedition to the Rocky Mountains in 1819-20.
Maps ...................................................USGS Quads: Longs Peak
Trails Illustrated: #200
Road Access ...................................................2WD Access Only: For the northern approach, drive approx. 9 miles south from the intersection of US 36 and CO 7 to the turnoff for the Longs Peak Ranger Station. For the southern approach drive north 10.5 miles from the junction of CO 7 and CO 72 on the Peak to Peak Highway to the Longs Peak Ranger Station turnoff. From the turnoff, drive west 1 mile to the trailhead.
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Standard Route ...................................................
Keyhole Route
Difficulty:   Class 3 
Trailhead: Longs Peak
Trailhead Elev.: 9,400 feet
Elevation Gain: 5,100 feet
Trip Length: 15 miles
Exposure: Moderate exposure along the immediate route. It should be avoidable with some slow hiking or scrambling. 3


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