Peak(s):  Longs Peak  -  14,255 feet
Lady Washington, Mt  -  13,281 feet
Date Posted:  01/17/2010
Date Climbed:   01/17/2010
Author:  dcuz
 Longs/ North Face/ Cables  

Climbed Longs via cables today. Really warm... might as well have been in Florida. Left TH at 0510. Summit at 1130. TH at 1600. A little ice and snow in the cracks on the technical bit but otherwise surprisingly dry... I climbed barehanded. The snow in the coming days will probably change these conditions though. Above the cables the north face has a bit of snow. Wore crampons most of the way but took them off about 100 feet short of the summit.

 Comments or Questions

Thanks for the update
01/20/2010 01:39
I‘m in Florida right now and its cold. Not sure its colder than Longs in January though.

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