Hiking Longs Peak

Hiking Longs Peak Trip Report – The Keyhole Route: Click here if you missed part one of hiking Longs Peak We arrived at the trailhead at 5:30 AM on a Sunday morning in mid-summer. We were prepared to spend three days in the wilderness hiking Longs Peak via the most popular route known as the…

Longs Peak Guide – The Keyhole Route

At 14,255′ Longs Peak towers above the rest of Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park. It is the only 14er within the park’s boundary and is the northernmost 14er on the Front Range. It is easily accessed from Denver, but climbing to this summit is not easy. I have summited nine other 14ers prior to climbing…

Colorado’s St. Peters Dome

Just to the west of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a short, but epic hike/climb known as Colorado’s St. Peters Dome. It’s located on an old dirt road leftover from the gold rush of 1859.  I think this formation is called St. Peters Dome, because if you don’t watch your step and stay vigilant the next…