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Keyhole Route, Longs Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park, COIn May 2006, BACKPACKER editors Jon Dorn and Kris Wagner made an early-season summit attempt on the highest peak (14,255 feet) in Rocky Mountain National Park. (Photos by Jonathan Dorn)
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Kris negotiates the only (mildly) technical rock pitch on the route, at the top of the Trough, the long gulley that leads from the Ledges to the Sidewalk–and back around to the north side of the peak.