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 Peak(s):  Longs Peak  -  14,255 feet
 Post Date:  12/11/2011
 Date Climbed:   12/09/2011
 Posted By:  oldschool

 Longs-Cables Route   

Keifer and Ryan joined me for an attempt on Cables Route on Longs. I had never done it before.

Moved a tad too slowly I guess and got to the base of the route by around noon or so and 3 guys on one rope slowed us even more. Long story short....we rapped off before we got to the summit.

I will be back in a few weeks to complete.

Thumbnails for uploaded photos (click to open slideshow):

  • Comments or Questions (5)

Bummer     2011-12-12 09:21:46
Keifer told me it was super cold but looks like you guys could keep yourselves entertained (image 11). Hope you have better luck next time!


OMG conditions look effin beautiful 2 wks out.     2011-12-12 18:09:33
Look at the bright side. You get a winter ascent. Trust me, you'll look back on it and be grateful.

So, any more photos of the rock section? Any ice?

Now... I better not say anything about whether Old Man Winter cooperates over the next 10 days... XX (Fingers crossed.)


pics     2011-12-14 11:51:27
It was great meeting you, Mike! And Kiefer was okay too.

Dances - I have more pictures here:


Thanks!!!     2011-12-15 15:39:21
Hey Ryan, thanks man! Looks so sweet!!


Nice     2011-12-18 08:05:17
Looked like a typical cold day up there. Cables in winter is still on my short list. Enjoyed the slideshow by Monster5 as well.

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