10 Most Dangerous Mountains in Colorado!

There are many factors when ranking the most dangerous mountains in Colorado. Exposure to deadly falls, exposure to weather, remoteness, altitude, and difficulty staying on trail are just some factors. Long's Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park close to Estes Park, Colorado is considered one of the deadliest, not because it is much harder technically, but there is exposure and one of the more popular mountains. Long's gets a higher level of traffic, many without much climbing experience. There are spots where a little slip means severe injury or death.

Here is a picture of my group returning off Long's along the ledges.


Here is the ManLife ranking of the 10 hardest mountain climbs in Colorado. They are all 14-thousand footers, we realize there are some more technical mountains at lower elevations.
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Rob Lay is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief at ManLife.com, Founder of FerrariChat.com, and Owner at Lay Properties, LLC. Rob has a B.S. from Babson College and M.B.A. from University of Dallas along with executive training from SMU. Rob has enjoyed various activities from competitive swimming in college, running several marathons, competed at triathlon nationals, competed at national club car racing, 1,000+ hour private instrument pilot, competed as a co-angler national FLW bass tour, and big game hunting around North America. Rob wants to share his experiences and learn from other middle-aged men in the ManLife Community. You can also find Rob on Instagram and LinkedIn.


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