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Longs Peak

Rte. 7 to the Long's Peak Trailhead, 9 miles south of Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Beautiful mountain with flat face

Majestic mountial tjat casn be seen from several ateas, but the peak to peak road trip from Estes... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2017
William H
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Dahlonega, Georgia
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We went to escape the heat in Boulder and found a nice hike to explore!

Longs Peak should be a planned trip. It takes 5-6 hours round trip from the parking lot to a lovely... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
HeatherColoradogirl
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Erie, Colorado
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This 14,255-foot mountain located in Rocky Mountain National Park offers challenging hiking and scenic views.
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Rte. 7 to the Long's Peak Trailhead, 9 miles south of Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Majestic mountial tjat casn be seen from several ateas, but the peak to peak road trip from Estes Park to Blackhawk takes you right by it. Imtetestimg flat face of top half of mountain. Great views of the yellow aspens in their fall glory above...More

Thank William H
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Longs Peak should be a planned trip. It takes 5-6 hours round trip from the parking lot to a lovely alpine lake. You should bring food, drink and a camera. The views are amazing and it fun having pics to remember this medium hike, now...More

Thank HeatherColoradogirl
Reviewed May 8, 2017

As flatlanders, we never intended to hike the entire trail. But, we let our curiousity guide us up and around a bit. Because it was the beginning of May and there was still snow here and there down by the trailhead, not many folks were...More

1  Thank Robin C
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the destinations we always bring out of state visitors to. The views are absolutely breathtaking, and you can spend as little or as much time in the park as you want. You can stay in the car and...More

Thank WarriorChick516
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Headed up through Black Hawk and rode through the Mountains and headed to Estes Park, Co. to see the trees changing and headed to Loveland Co. What an awesome view to see the entire drive.

Thank twistedgn
Reviewed September 27, 2016

This is a long and high altitude hike. We went 4 miles and 4 hours later to the hitching posts up above the tree line on the tundra. We were extremely lucky had a beautiful sunny day the whole time and the scenery from 11,680...More

Thank letsdotravel
Reviewed September 10, 2016

A great wild place on the front range. Not an easy feat due mostly to the elements. Plan very carefully. Do some training. Don't be surprised by not making it to the summit.

1  Thank sternfire
Reviewed September 9, 2016

The hike is worth it. Thats all that needs to be said. It is such a special and unique, challenging hike I would definitely recommend.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I finished the hike up to Chasm lake and ran back down. It took me nearly 3 1/2 hours to hike to the top and about 1 hour 1/2 to run down. It is a strenuous climb and I would advise to be in good...More

1  Thank Aaron S
Reviewed August 14, 2016

For the occasional hiker it's worth waiting until mid-July to avoid snow and ice on the last 1.5 mile stretch of the trail. And sharing the trail during peak season with other hikers can reduce the risk of getting off trail. Nonetheless it's important to...More

1  Thank K1923DEstevenc
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wishiwasinvegas
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There is Chasm Lake. Might that be the lake you're thinking of?
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