You could see the Spanish Peaks from Colorado Springs yesterday… But we’re still waiting on Pikes Peak to fully emerge from the clouds! Can’t wait to see it covered in the first real dumping of snow.
It’s America’s most famous mountain, but apparently no one knows how tall it really is! For decades, Pikes Peak was said to be 14,110 feet tall, based on a national geographical survey that took place in 1929. In fact, the official Pikes Peak Highway website still touts it as 14,110 feet above sea level, and […]
The annual “race to the clouds” is scheduled for this weekend – over 200 drivers of stock cars, motorcycles, semi trucks, and more will compete in time trials up Pikes Peak Highway. The event was started by Spencer Penrose, who held the first competition to promote the widening of Pikes Peak Highway in 1916. Here’s […]
The snow is almost gone from Pikes Peak, so I thought I’d show it to you at various stages from the past couple of months. None of these are shining examples of amazing photography, but hopefully you get the idea! March 14th – from the East Library parking lot March 21st – from the top […]