Colorado Springs is at an elevation of 6,035 ft. Located at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains it lies near glacier-carved Pikes Peak, a landmark in Pike National Forest with hiking trails and a cog railway leading to its 14,114-ft. summit. The city's Garden of the Gods park features iconic red-sandstone formations and spectacutare mountain views.
The Manitou Incline is a popular destination year-round for thoughs hearty souls who are goal-oriented and are determined "to make it to the top no matter what". Good thing a hot tube is available to help relieve and pain from the tight muscles you are bound to get, even if you think you're in pretty good shape. There are plenty of hiking and biking options. If you're from a lower elevation, we advise you to take several days to acclimate before you attempt any of the tough stuff!