Pikes Peak Climber's Log

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CliffordMallory - Jun 30, 2021 7:57 am Date Climbed: Sep 15, 1973

Pikes Peak. First and oldest mountain freinnd  Sucess!

first climbed with Mom and Dad and brother, I have since lost track of the times I've climbed this wonderful mountain and the countless days I've spent on its lower slopes. Just out of town and worlds away.

chicagotransplant

chicagotransplant - Mar 8, 2021 7:48 am Date Climbed: Mar 6, 2021

Winter Crags  Sucess!

Harder day than expected, the snowstorm from 2 days prior wrecked havoc on any previous trench from near treeline and beyond. Active construction site on the summit to replace the summit house.

bdreese2

bdreese2 - Jan 31, 2021 5:45 pm Date Climbed: Nov 14, 2016

Pike's  Sucess!

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Ted Bauer

Ted Bauer - Sep 1, 2020 2:58 pm Date Climbed: Jul 22, 2020

From Devil's Playground  Sucess!

Started half way up at Devil's Playground parking lot. Pretty uneventful. We did see some sheep along the way.
The summit is under construction and takes a lot away from the experience.

runbyu1

runbyu1 - Jul 8, 2020 11:09 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2020

With Brit, Journey, Emma, Carson  Sucess!

Took the easy way up and then ran down to one of the shuttle stops. Beautiful day. Excited to come back and run more some time.

jake_the_snake

jake_the_snake - Jun 29, 2020 11:12 am Date Climbed: Jun 28, 2020

Pikes Trail Run  Sucess!

Great run up Pikes, 4.5 hours round trip (but 18 miles because I missed the ONLY fork in the trail & added the entire crag trail to the run. Beautiful peak.

TacitMoose

TacitMoose - May 12, 2020 12:54 pm Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2013

CO Trip  Sucess!

Long climb, distance wise. Not difficult. Beautiful views.

wannabepeakbagger

wannabepeakbagger - Oct 27, 2019 4:23 pm Date Climbed: Oct 26, 2019

Crags trail  Sucess!

Snowed about a foot or two a few days beforehand and I was apparently the one to break trail. Lost the trail a couple times on the way up. Moderate amount of post-holing to get to the toll road. Never could find the trail after that, so lots of post-holing again. Post-holing while doing the rock scramble was particularly unpleasant. Made the top as the throngs of cars began to arrive for the day. Thankfully, I was able to hitch a ride down to where the trail first intersects the road and eliminate some brutal down-hiking.

Tracy

Tracy - Aug 18, 2019 2:18 am Date Climbed: Jul 9, 2019

Discovered that the original true highpoint of this peak has been removed.  Sucess!

While my wife visited the summit visitor's building/tourist shop with me, she wasn't game to visit the actual highest point with me since that point was in the middle of an active construction zone. In my discussion with one of the vendors who works on that mountain, I was told that when construction is finished in a year or so, everything including the summit benchmark will be put back in it's original condition. Yeah right!!!

cascadescrambler

cascadescrambler - Jul 27, 2019 12:24 pm Date Climbed: Aug 31, 1962

Long day  Sucess!

Left Manitou at dawn, summited mid afternoon, hitch-hiked down. A lot of work for a 'hiker's peak.'

BKiser90

BKiser90 - Jul 11, 2019 11:09 am Date Climbed: Jul 10, 2019

Barr Trail  Sucess!

We started hiking at 5:10 a.m. and summited at 11:10 a.m. Beautiful day with few clouds in the sky. Luckily for us, we have some friends in Colorado Springs that wanted to drive to the top. Got a nice ride down. Saw maybe 10 people tops on the Barr Trail and most near the top.

eli.boardman

eli.boardman - Dec 27, 2018 11:51 am Date Climbed: Oct 2, 2016

Crags route  Sucess!

Last 14er in the Front Range, crowded summit

jallen21750

jallen21750 - Dec 23, 2018 5:56 am Date Climbed: Jul 15, 2018

Pikes Peak via Barr Trail   Sucess!

Beautiful hike!

chaselanphear - Sep 26, 2018 7:47 pm Date Climbed: Sep 4, 2016

Pike's Peak  Sucess!

First 14'er

Wisemtn - Aug 20, 2018 7:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2018

Pikes Peak Marathon  Sucess!

Pikes Peak Marathon

TacitMoose

TacitMoose - Jul 1, 2018 11:31 pm

Barr Trail  Sucess!

Up the Barr Trail out of Manitou. Took two days as I wasn’t in great shape.

Boorman

Boorman - Apr 15, 2018 7:24 am Date Climbed: Apr 14, 2018

NW Slopes  Sucess!

Climbed up from NW Slopes starting at Crags Campground. Good route, tiring but not extra challenging.

mh5717 - Mar 24, 2018 10:44 pm Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2012

Via Barr trail  Sucess!

First fourteener. Manitou via Barr trail, it was a nice day.

Wheelbarrow

Wheelbarrow - Feb 5, 2018 11:46 pm Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2017

#24  Sucess!

via Barr Trail. One of the nicest graded trails I've had the pleasure of being on. It was quite the culture shock seeing all the fat people on top complaining about the lack of starbucks on the top or whatever the equivalent is.

T. White

T. White - Nov 9, 2017 1:32 am Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2010

My first 14er  Sucess!

Took the railway up... extremely windy at the top! Beautiful blue skies around noon (though views were hazy), but even with the cool weather and fall colors, a huge thunderstorm built over the mountain and ended up covering the state all the way to the Kansas border.

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