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Long's Peak Trough Couloir

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 5.0 (1) SKI LINE

A spicy line connecting the Trough of the Keyhole hiking route down to Glacier Gorge


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Map Key

1.2

Miles

1.9

KM

Ski Line

14,139' 4,309 m

High

11,286' 3,440 m

Low

2,853' 869 m

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Down

47%

Avg Slope (25°)

58%

Max Slope (30°)
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Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Overview

This is a highly sought after line on a Colorado 14er

Description

Take the Glacier Gorge Trail from inside RMNP. Once this ends, boot or skin up the Trough, connecting with the Keyhole route to the summit of Long's. From the summit, ski down the homestretch, across the narrows, & finally into the trough. Reconnect with the Glacier Gorge Trail to exit.

Shared By:

Jake Albright

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#55

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#187

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Photos

John, taking in the view from the traverse between the Home Stretch and the Notch.
May 22, 2016 near Grand Lake, CO
Looking at nearly the full run of the Trough Couloir in late spring conditions.
Jun 2, 2021 near Grand Lake, CO

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