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Barr Trail

Added by yongli on 10/27/2016 - 11:38, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 08:11

Barr Trail Map

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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...

Overland Trail

Added by yongli on 03/11/2016 - 16:42, last changed on 08/29/2017 - 08:07
The Overland Trail was an important nineteenth-century corridor for explorers and traders that ran from Atchison, Kansas, to Fort Bridger, Wyoming. It followed preexisting Native American trails throughout most of its length. The Overland Trail followed the Oregon Trail across Nebraska but veered...
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