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Longs Peak Trailhead

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Eugenia Mine
Estes Cone
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Longs Peak
Estes Cone

 
Photo by Tom Veik.

Trailhead Elevation: 9390 feet
Destination Elevation: 11,006 feet
Elevation Gain (two way): 2148 feet   (What's This?)
Distance (one way): 3.3 miles
Difficulty Index (two way): 10.9   (What's This?)

The parking area at the trailhead is large but fills very early because it also serves the Longs Peak trail.  Not far from the summit, the trail becomes indistinct but is marked by cairns.  The final approach to the summit requires a short steep rock climb.  Use caution here, although there are plenty of handholds and footholds.  Great views in all directions including Longs Peak, Twin Sisters, the Mummy Range, Estes Park and the peaks that make up the Continental Divide.
Hike Reports

Estes Cone   By Tom Veik
Estes Cone 1/25/06   By Lsmith
Estes Cone (Aug 2006)   By junkie
Estes Cone...FUN, FUN, FUN! (part 1)   By workrelease
Estes Cone...FUN, FUN, FUN! (part 2)   By workrelease
Estes Cone - 2/10/2008   By David Gaffield

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