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Longs Peak Trailhead

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Eugenia Mine
Estes Cone
The Keyhole
Chasm Lake
Longs Peak
Eugenia Mine

 
Photo by John Swadley.

Trailhead Elevation: 9390 feet
Destination Elevation: 9908 feet
Elevation Gain (two way): 624 feet   (What's This?)
Distance (one way): 1.4 miles
Difficulty Index (two way): 4.0   (What's This?)

Although rich in scenery, the park has failed to meet the hopes of miners.  The remains of a cabin, machinery from the old mining operation and piles of tailings can still be seen at the old mining site.
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