Instead, take the Barr Trail down. This beautiful trail will feel like a piece of cake after what you just accomplished. Plus, after about half an hour down the trail, the downhill slope will be challenging enough on your legs.
Some Bonus Tidbits
You can park at Iron Springs Melodrama for just $10.
Take time to look around and appreciate the beauty of what’s around you! Soak it all in… You’ll be surprised by some of the things you may come across.
People are uncommonly kind on the Incline. Everyone who attempts the climb automatically joins an elite group of adventurers heading towards a mutual goal. Don’t be surprised by words of encouragement and don’t be afraid to pay it forward!
Now that you’ve survived your first time up the Manitou Incline, reward yourself by taking a more cooled and relaxing trip to the top of Pikes Peak via the Cog Railway!
Share your Manitou Incline pictures with us on Facebook! We might just share them with 58,000 of our closest friends.