Peak(s):  Longs Peak  -  14,255 feet
Meeker, Mt  -  13,911 feet
Pagoda Mtn  -  13,497 feet
Storm Pk B  -  13,326 feet
Lady Washington, Mt  -  13,281 feet
Battle Mountain - 12044
Estes Cone - 11007
Date Posted:  09/28/2014
Modified:  12/08/2015
Date Climbed:   09/26/2014
Author:  Zambo
 Longs Radical Slam  

After eyeing this route for a number of years, and this summer especially, I finally got the chance to spend a full day going for the Longs Radical Slam. Seven peaks, 8,000 vert, 17(ish)miles....all in the absolute awesomeness of the park. It was a fantastic day I thought I would share. I also tried to compile some useful maps and route descriptions for anyone looking to do this at any point in the future.

TR Here - The Longs Radical Slam

Also, I owe a special thank you to anyone who has ever posted a TR of this route before - many of you are on this site. I almost guarantee I looked at yours, so thanks for the beta and info. It was really helpful in putting together this day. Cheers!

Peaks:
    Mt. Meeker - 13,911′
    Longs Peak - 14,255′
    Pagoda Mountain - 13,497′
    Storm Peak - 13,326′ (unranked)
    Mt. Lady Washington - 13,381′
    Battle Mountain - 12,044′ (unranked)
    Estes Cone - 11,007′
Distance: 16-18 miles (Distance agreement tends to vary quite a bit on this route, for whatever reason)
Vert: Approx. 8,000 Feet
Climbers: Solo








 Comments or Questions
Steve Climber

Outstanding!!!
09/29/2014 14:32
Been looking at this route for a number of years now...thanks for a great writeup and an AWESOME source for info

Congrats on a huge day in the park! Some amazing pics too!


MatB

Thanks!
09/29/2014 17:31
Looks like a beautiful day and one hell of a push on your part. Thanks for the detailed breakdown of some of the trickier sections of this route.


Kevin Baker

Good work
09/29/2014 17:42
Awesome job, David! That Pagoda gully is a lot easier to see looking at it from Pagoda! I was the guy who let you borrow the sunscreen. We did the NW couloir that day. Good job getting that death march in 12 hours!


MtnHub

Very impressive, David!
09/29/2014 18:12
Great job and an enormous effort!


hoodayer

This is pretty radical
09/30/2014 02:39
Terrific job, and terrific TR!


Zambo

Thanks Everyone!
10/01/2014 03:14
Thanks for all the kinds words everyone. It was definitely a great day out there and I am glad to see that some of the beta will come in handy someday. For anyone eyeing this route, it's definitely a challenge, but also a very, very cool one to take on. Well worth the effort IMHO.


mtsuji

Nice Work!
10/01/2014 03:59
Looks like a good day in the hills



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