Longs Peak Keyhole

Trip Date:Sep-14-2000
Trailhead Name:Longs Peak
Trailhead Elevation:9,390 Feet
Elevation Gain:4,860 Feet
Route Name:Keyhole
Round Trip Length:15.0 Miles
Trip Duration:10h 30m
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Longs Peak

Elevation:14,255 Feet Longs Peak
Rank:15th of 54
Range:Front
Our destination: Longs Peak (Elev. 14,255 ft.) The Keyhole rock formation. Larry climbs thru the Boulder Field.
Our destination: Longs Peak (Elev. 14,255 ft.) The Keyhole rock formation. Larry climbs thru the Boulder Field.
Looking up the 'Trough' - a long coulier. Larry enroute on the 'Ledges'. Climbers in the 'Trough'.
Looking up the 'Trough' - a long coulier. Larry enroute on the 'Ledges'. Climbers in the 'Trough'.
We saw a helicopter carrying a 'Privy'. Larry climbs over the 'Chockstone'. A climber stands on the 'Ledges'
We saw a helicopter carrying a 'Privy'. Larry climbs over the 'Chockstone'. A climber stands on the 'Ledges'
Looking up the 'Homestretch'. Larry on his seventh summit. Brian on his 20th summit.
Looking up the 'Homestretch'. Larry on his seventh summit. Brian on his 20th summit.
The Longs Peak summit team. The summit log we signed. A summit cairn at the top.
The Longs Peak summit team. The summit log we signed. A summit cairn at the top.
Pagoda Mountain (Elev. 13,497 ft.) and cirque. Mount Lady Washington (Elev. 13,281 ft.) Back at the Keyhole with other hikers enroute to the summit.
Pagoda Mountain (Elev. 13,497 ft.) and cirque. Mount Lady Washington (Elev. 13,281 ft.) Back at the Keyhole with other hikers enroute to the summit.
Larry checks out the Keyhole Shelter. Some llamas/alpacas near our campsite.
Larry checks out the Keyhole Shelter. Some llamas/alpacas near our campsite.