• Photo of golden aspen with Hallet Peak in the background. NPS Photo by J. Frank

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Pika and Marmot

a photo of a pika
A pika (Ochotona princeps) collects grass for winter food in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.
 
a photo of a marmot
Marmots (Marmota flaviventris) hibernate all winter in Rocky Mountain National Park.
Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Did You Know?

a photo of climbers on Longs Peak

The oldest person to summit Longs Peak was Rev. William Butler, who climbed it on September 2, 1926, his 85th birthday. In 1932, Clerin “Zumie” Zumwalt summited Longs Peak 53 times.