Peak:  Longs Peak (14er)
 Route:  Keyhole Route
 Range:  Front
 Posted By:  jmctigue
 Date of Info:  01/10/2021
 Date Posted:  01/10/2021
Details

I didn't attempt Longs today, but thought I could share some photos of various approaches.

Despite the snow yesterday, the trail from the Rangers station is very well packed and no flotation/spikes are necessary. This is true to the Keyhole and also towards the Loft. (I went to Chasm Lake, so not sure how the base of the Loft Couloir is)

Attached some photos of Lambs slide. A couple of people skied the lower third.

I ascended the Camel route - see my conditions report for Mount Lady Washington.



Photos (click for slideshow):
#1) Approaching Chasm Lake#2) Ships prow and base of Loft Couloir#3) View of Lambs Slides#4) Skin tracks and skiers in Lambs Slide#5) Lambs slide again#6) Looking across the boulder field to the Keyhold#7) Approaching trail junction#8) Camel gully#9) Chasm Lake


Comments or Questions
ltlFish99
Nice report
01/10/2021 22:55
Those are wonderful photographs. Longs peak never dissapoints.



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