Who: Zach and myself
Distance: 3.7 miles
Time: 2.2 hours
Weather: sunny, hot
My nephew Zach visited us in Colorado Springs, and we hiked the Manitou Incline. Zach is from lower altitude, Michigan, and he did great on this challenging route! The Incline relentlessly gains about 2,000 feet of altitude in a little less than 1 mile. We took the normal route of the Incline up and Barr Trail down.
This hike followed the RED line up, then the BLUE line (Barr trail) down:
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