Climbing Hiking, Longs Peak, Colorado, USA

Long’s Peak stands proudly as Colorado’s northernmost fourteener. It is unquestionably the monarch of the Front Range and northern Colorado. It is not only the highest peak in Rocky Mountain National Park and Boulder County, but it is also the 15th highest peak in Colorado. It’s close proximity to Denver and its pure majesty make it the most popular climbing mountain in the state.

The Keyhole route will attract several thousand climbers every summer. Routes up the mountain range from the Class 3 Keyhole to the Hornsby’s Direct Route rated at 5.8. There are several trailheads, but most routes and variations start from the Long’s Peak Trailhead.

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