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Rocky Mountain

First solo hike of the challenge. Fall foliage did not disappoint! Had a little bit of a hard time finding the smaller path from the…

THE Incline

First hike of our second trip! This trail is VERY busy, a reservation and a shuttle is a must at all times of the day.…

Crawling up slippery stairs

Rainy morning, steps and grills were slippery. It was a great leg workout. I started slow and ended slow, several people passed me with words…

Rocky Mountain High

Great way to start off this challenge! Despite receiving snow the day before, the weather was beautiful for our hike. We left the bottom around…

Rocky Mountain peak

Great hike with a fun group! Missed a small turn to the right because of snow and had to backtrack a bit.  Overall, great first…

Rocky Mtn Peak via the Barr

Took the Barr Trail up instead if the Incline (have to have timed tickets for the incline and I much prefer a hike anyway.) After…

Rocky Mountain Dusk Hike

This is a great hike at dusk with the setting sun and lights of Colorado Springs!  Left the parking lot at 4:50pm and returned at…

A Foggy day at Rocky Mountain Peak

Some snowy and icy spots on the stairs at the incline due to the recent freak snow storm, but other wise it wasn’t bad. extremely…

Stairway to Heaven at 9000ft

The incline stairway was no joke! Step after step and still a long way to go! Cool & scary rock climb at the summit of…

Up the Incline

Great hike! There is construction at the base of the Manitou incline at the moment so you can’t start there, but if you go up…

Last Hike, Challange Complete!

Last of the six pack challange! I put this hike off till last because it is the furthest distance from where I live, and because…

Rocky Mountain High

Decided to challenge my 6 yr old son to hike this with me.  The weather was low 80s and overcast for most of the hike.…

Steep & Sweaty

Was visiting a friend for his 50th down in Manitou Springs so the timing was perfect. We started a little bit later than we should…

2019 Hike-a-versary

Day 2 and getting acclimated! The incline was tough but fun to interact with so many people. Though I was surprised at how many of…

Rocky Mountain Peak

Rocky Mountain Peak was an interesting hike. Not really hard in terms of the trail itself, but it was hard to navigate. The trail is…

Rocky Mountain

We started a little late and had to walk from down town Manitou, hike did end up getting hot. Personally, I didn’t enjoy this hike,…

Two Timing Rocky Mountain Summit

Don’t be like us.   My husband and I climbed the manitou Incline on Tuesday.  When we finished hiking down, and got back to the hotel…

Lost and wandering on Pikes Peak

Incline is always soul sucking but what a since if accomplishment when you hit the top! From there we headed up the hill as the…

DAY TWO – HIKE TWO

We drove to the parking lot the night before and slept out in our camping van – thankfully – because this was THE place to…

#2 of 6 -Rocky Mountain

Beautiful weather. Beautiful views. Very tough incline! I did have trouble following the trail once I got to to the top of the incline. Lots…

Rocky Mountain Lost in Lightening

We left Fort Collins at 5am wanting to get an early start, but because of road construction, a coffee stop and waiting for a second…

Holy moly

Trail conditions were fine, lots of incoming traffic due to the incline people coming down. As we were heading up to rocky mountain, clouds were…

For purple mountain majesties

VERY busy up the incline but absolutely no one on the remaining trail up to RM peak. Made the hike serene but also felt a…

Rocky Mountain

Going up the incline was a slog, and it was very crowded. The parking lot was full early, so I took the free shuttle and…

Pike’s Peak Plan B – Rocky Mtn

We originally planned to summit Pikes Peak, but the recent weather made the second half of our trip nearly impossible.  Our group went up Friday…

Experimental trail

Hiked the Bar Trail up to Bar camp for an overnight stay. The next day on the way back down we took the route to…

Inclined to summit Rocky Mountain

Everyone should attempt the incline at least once – it sounds like a great idea before you start – but then the reality sets in. …

SummitPost2

This trail is very difficult and so rewarding. I highly recommend doing this if you are in great shape and if not, be prepared to…

Incline

Lost count how many steps I stepped. Great test on ur legs strength. My legs didn’t become rubber after we returned back to the car.…

Bergen Peak

Lots of snow! I used micro spikes.

Hot Road to Rocky Top

Very hot out, which was the worst part. 38 minutes to finish the Incline, plus another 25 taking it slower to the summit. Great views…

1st 14teener

For my first 14teener It was great now I’m hooked and want to do all of them

Rocky Mountain High

Nice hot Saturday! If you’re looking to do a hike with a bunch of other people around you, going up the incline you’ll get just…

Stairway to Rocky Mountain Heaven

A couple of years ago, while I was living in Los Angeles, a dear friend recommended that we go climb the Culver City Stairs. I…

Rocky Mountain via Manitou Incline

The incline had some ice and slush but very manageable. Weather was beautiful at 6am. Cold but as soon as the sun came up it…