Peak(s):  Longs Peak  -  14,255 feet
Date Posted:  05/18/2009
Modified:  12/08/2015
Date Climbed:   05/16/2009
Author:  benners
 Another Tango with Longs: Spring Ski Descent   

TR here:

 Comments or Questions
Easy Rider

02/05/2011 00:22
12 hrs notice was a little short don't you think?


05/19/2009 08:38
Great Trip Report! Looks like you guys had an awseome day


Nice work!
05/19/2009 15:18
You guys play very nice....congrats on that rare route


Great report!
05/19/2009 15:57
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?!? :-)


05/19/2009 16:35
First ski descent or not, I can‘t wait for summer climbing season Tom!


05/19/2009 17:16
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.


05/19/2009 17:34
Awesome climb and TR. Love the ascent. Great job. Great pics too!!


05/19/2009 17:50
Strong work gents!


05/19/2009 20:38
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!


Still holding.
05/20/2009 05:46
Longs is giving it up this year. Great work and timing fellas.


Well Done!
05/20/2009 18:53
Excellent conditions, way to get the timing right!


12 hours notice
05/02/2011 14:23
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.


Thanks all
05/21/2009 18:46
This sure was satisfying to get to say the least, I appreciate the comments.


Good shite...
05/21/2009 22:42
Solid showing climbing the North Face in ski boots, unprotected... . Good show fellas. I am in awe.


Thanks Mav!
06/06/2009 23:56
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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