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Barr Trail

Updated 2023-04-05
  • Barr Trail Map

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    In 1918–21, Fred Barr built his burro trail from the top of the Manitou Incline to the summit of Pikes Peak. In 1922 he established Barr Camp as a place for his trips to spend the night on their way up the mountain.
    Barr Trail Map
  • Upper Pikes Peak

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    Most nineteenth-century trails up Pikes Peak followed creek drainages to Lake Moraine (center left), then ascended the southeast ridge (center right) and took it to the summit. In contrast, Barr Trail—whose switchbacks are just visible in the foreground—ascended the steep eastern slope of the mountain.
    Upper Pikes Peak
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