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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A mountain, 4,347.8 m (14,255 ft) high, in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains in north-central Colorado. It was discovered in 1820.

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Examples

  • Instead of striking out for Longs Peak immediately, we decided to ease in to it and scale the smaller Hallett Peak, elevation 12,713, first.

    The Grace to Race

  • And so we trained like crazy and we went to Mount Rainier and to Longs Peak and all these great mountains.

    CNN Transcript Jul 27, 2007

  • When I woke again, it was like swimming up through a reddish darkness, but the heat and chills that swept through me were far less severe, only like the Mojave Desert in the summer and the top of Longs Peak in winter.

    Flash

  • Jon, when we climbed Longs Peak, our first fourteener together, and that road trip we did last year out through the East Coast, so many states, just buzzing around.

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

  • Just as Holy Cross had been the last fourteener of the Sawatch Range for my completion list, Longs Peak would be my last summit of the Front Range.

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

  • In another three minutes, we reached the open rocky plateau of Longs Peak and celebrated with an extended hug.

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

  • The last task before we would stand atop Longs Peak was to scramble up this smoothly polished slab using both hands on the rock.

    Between a Rock and a Hard Place

  • Longs Peak is unusual in that it is so windswept that it is best climbed without skis.

    127 Hours

  • On a clear day-and in Colorado most of them are clear enough-our view of the Front Range extends from north of Pikes Peak to north of Longs Peak and from the greenbelt on the east side of the city of Boulder all the way to the Continental Divide.

    Cold Case

  • On a clear day -- and in Colorado most of them are clear enough -- our view of the Front Range extends from north of Pikes Peak to north of Longs Peak and from the greenbelt on the east side of the city of Boulder all the way to the Continental Divide.

    Cold Case

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