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 Peak(s):  Longs Peak  -  14,255 feet
 Post Date:  05/18/2009 Modified: 12/15/2013
 Date Climbed:   05/16/2009
 Posted By:  benners

 Another Tango with Longs: Spring Ski Descent   



TR here:
http://exploretherockies.org/2009/05/16/longs-peak-summit-ski-descent/

 


  • Comments or Questions
Easy Rider


Congrats.     2011-02-04 17:22:15
12 hrs notice was a little short don't you think?


ADGoreck


Nice!     2009-05-19 02:38:56
Great Trip Report! Looks like you guys had an awseome day


bckcntryskr


Nice work!     2009-05-19 09:18:28
You guys play very nice....congrats on that rare route


TomPierce

Great report!     2009-05-19 09:57:07
Hey Ben,
I can tell you‘ve become addicted to 14‘er skiing! Great report and pics. Boy a LOT of snow up there still. Hey! Maybe the first ski decent of Keiners?!? :-)
-Tom


benners


Ha!     2009-05-19 10:35:56
First ski descent or not, I can‘t wait for summer climbing season Tom!


lordhelmut


palisades     2009-05-19 11:16:03
really add to that experience and stirs the readers imagination. What an aesthetic route. 14 hours isn‘t all that bad at all. Nice job all around.


PolishPete

Nice     2009-05-19 11:34:03
Awesome climb and TR. Love the ascent. Great job. Great pics too!!


GravityPilot


Nice     2009-05-19 11:50:43
Strong work gents!


USAKeller


AWESOME!     2009-05-19 14:38:17
Good job guys! I still am thinking I wouldn‘t have been ready to ski that. The photo of Marc climbing the crux is crazy. Way to climb and ski it in style. And wonderful TR, Ben!


RoanMtnMan


Still holding.     2009-05-19 23:46:28
Longs is giving it up this year. Great work and timing fellas.


doumall


Well Done!     2009-05-20 12:53:12
Excellent conditions, way to get the timing right!


Carl


12 hours notice     2011-05-02 08:23:28
Sorry that wasn't enough heads up Jarrett. We didn't get the confirmation that Longs was still skiable until late Thursday.

Another well put together TR Ben.


benners


Thanks all     2009-05-21 12:46:44
This sure was satisfying to get to say the least, I appreciate the comments.


maverick_manley


Good shite...     2009-05-21 16:42:46
Solid showing climbing the North Face in ski boots, unprotected... . Good show fellas. I am in awe.


benners


Thanks Mav!     2009-06-06 17:56:21
Wasn‘t that you climbing an iced over Little Bear in March? I bet that day had more pucker than our day on Longs 8).



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