Casual Route

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Casual Route
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East face of Longs Peak, also known as the Diamond
Location Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA
Coordinates 40°15′17″N105°36′55″W / 40.25470°N 105.6153°W / 40.25470; -105.6153
Climbing Area The Diamond, Longs Peak
Route Type Trad/Alpine
Vertical Gain900 ft (approx. 275 m)
Pitches 7
Rating 5.10a
Grade IV
First ascent Duncan Ferguson and Chris Reveley, 1977

The Casual Route is the easiest technical climbing route up the Diamond (east face) of Longs Peak. [1]

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References

  1. Green, Stewart M.; Rock Climbing Colorado, FalconGuides series; Helena, Montana: Chockstone/Falcon; 1995; ISBN   1-56044-334-0. A 2nd edition was published in 2010.