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Barr Trail

Added by yongli on 10/27/2016 - 11:38, last changed on 12/01/2016 - 08:29

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Barr Trail is a 12.6-mile trail that climbs about 7,500 feet from Manitou Springs to the summit of Pikes Peak , with an average grade of 11 percent. Surveyed and constructed by Fred Barr in 1918–21, Barr Trail was the first trail to reach the summit via the mountain’s steep east slope. Today the...

Fourteeners

Added by yongli on 08/20/2015 - 10:30, last changed on 12/01/2016 - 08:29
Colorado is home to fifty-eight of the nation’s mountain peaks taller than 14,000 feet in elevation. Known colloquially as “Fourteeners,” these mountains dominate Colorado’s skyline and shape the way people live and identify with nature in the Rocky Mountain West. Throughout Colorado’s history,...

Longs Peak

Added by yongli on 07/27/2015 - 15:41, last changed on 10/13/2016 - 15:07
Longs Peak is an icon of the Rocky Mountain landscape. At 14,259 feet, it is one of Colorado’s tallest mountains, the only Fourteener in Rocky Mountain National Park . For more than a century, the mountain has inspired adventuresome men and women to test themselves against its bouldered slopes,...

Pikes Peak

Added by yongli on 06/24/2016 - 10:46, last changed on 12/01/2016 - 08:29
At the southern tip of Colorado’s Front Range , just west of the city of Colorado Springs , Pikes Peak is the most famous mountain in the state. The Fourteener is one of the most important peaks in Colorado history and plays an essential role in the state’s tourism industry. Standing 14,115 feet,...
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