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Longs Peak

Keyhole Route Information
For general information and answers to Frequently Asked Questions about climbing Longs Peak-Keyhole Route, click here.

 
Longs

Longs Peak from the Battle Mountain, September 19, 2014

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Longs Peak Conditions (as of September 19, 2014)

Conditions in Rocky Mountain National Park can change at any time. Travelers should expect to encounter rain, hail, sleet, snow, lightning, and any other weather imaginable when travelling in the mountains. Please take appropriate gear to endure these changing conditions. Also, be prepared to turn around when conditions exceed your abilities.

Remember your safety is in your own hands.

Longs Peak Trail

The Longs Peak Trail is dry all the way to the Boulderfield. The trail may still be covered in some places by standing water, especially after severe rain and thunderstorms.

Keyhole Route Conditions

Currently, the route past the Keyhole is wet but free of snow and ice. Projected temperatures and weather for the coming week will likely lead to the accumulation of snow and ice on route. Please be prepared for these conditions.

 
Ledges
Looking across the Ledges, September 19, 2014
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trough
Looking at the Trough from the Ledges, September 19, 2014
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Chasm Lake Trail

The trail to Chasm Lake including the traverse just before the lake are snow free.

 
Chasm Traverse
A visitor hiking the Chasm Lake traverse, August 3rd, 2014.
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Did You Know?

a photo of a lady playing golf in Moraine Park,a photo of a lady playing golf in Moraine Park

Moraine Park was once a booming settlement. As the rustic cabins grew into lodges, the inn keepers built more facilities to serve guests. Stead's Resort had both a swimming pool and a golf course.