Longs Peak

An area near where the slide occurred (credit: CBS)

5 Hikers Killed In Chaffee County Rock Slide

Five hikers have died after being trapped by a rock slide on a trail in south-central Colorado on Monday, and another was pulled out with injuries and flown to a hospital, authorities said.


Longs Peak (credit: James Varner of Castle Pines)

2 Maine Hikers Explain Surviving Longs Peak Ordeal

Two women from Maine say they were “one bad event away from complete disaster” during their terrifying ordeal in an ice storm thousands of feet atop a Colorado peak.


Longs Peak (credit: James Varner of Castle Pines)

2 Stranded Hikers On Longs Peak Make It To Safety

A pair of hikers made it down one of Colorado’s highest peaks on their own Friday after being stranded by an ice storm for two days, the National Park Service said.


Paul Nahon (credit: KOLR-TV)

Missouri Tennis Star’s Body Recovered From Longs Peak

Crews have recovered the body of a 20-year-old Missouri man who died in a fall at Rocky Mountain National Park.


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Man Dies After Falling While Climbing Longs Peak

Rocky Mountain National Park officials say a climber from Missouri has died after falling about 150 feet on Longs Peak, which reaches 14,259 feet.


Gal Faganel (credit:

UNC Professor Performs Cello On Longs Peak

Gal Faganel, who is in his third year as an assistant professor of cello at the University of Northern Colorado and also directs the Colorado Youth Symphony, gave hikers a little more on July 22.


Marsha Hobert of Estes Park took this photo of the sunset at Rocky Mountain National Park on April 22, 2012.

7 Rescued In 1 Day At Rocky Mountain National Park

Rescuers had to rush to the aid of seven people in Rocky Mountain National Park on Tuesday.


Ron Thompson from Loveland sent in this photo of Longs Peak on Dec. 17, 2010.

Climber Rescued In Rocky Mountain National Park

A 29-year-old man has been rescued after he fell while climbing Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park.


Ron Thompson from Loveland sent in this photo of Longs Peak on Dec. 17, 2010.

Man Hurt In Fall At Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park rangers have reached a 68-year-old Boulder resident who says he injured himself after sliding 30 feet on Longs Peak.


(credit: Rocky Mountain National Park)

Rescue Of Woman On Longs Peak Takes 15 Hours

A University of Colorado-Boulder student who slid about 200 feet down an icy slope on Longs Peak spent 15 hours on the mountain as rangers and rescuers worked to safely get her out.