Longs Peak Is Considered To Be The Most Dangerous And Deadly Mountain In Colorado

It should come as no surprise that people from all over the world visit Colorado to get a taste of our outdoor recreation, including our world-class mountains. While there is a mountain for nearly every preference and skill level, one of the most popular continues to be Longs Peak; a 14,259-foot-peak that is nestled away in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. Despite Longs Peak being one of the most popular and heavily trafficked of Colorado mountains, it is also considered to be downright dangerous and deadly. Here is why:

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Have you made it to the top of Longs Peak? Can you offer any tips for those training to do so? Sound off in the comments! For the list of the most dangerous mountains in America, check out You’ll Want To Avoid The 5 Most Dangerous Mountain Peaks In The USA.