Manitou Springs Incline, Manitou Springs

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Water Body · Hidden Gem · Hiking Trail
Tourist cog railway turned 1 mile, 2,000 ft. elevation gain workout, the Incline is the ultimate challenge for outdoor enthusiasts. The Incline is still considered private property, hike at your own risk.

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  • We just flew in from the east coast and went straight to the incline. It was one of the hardest things I have done ever and I am in pretty good shape. Take lots of fluids and breaks along the way...  more »
  • My husband and I are in our early 70s and exercise a lot. We went to step 1300 - an escape place - and then took the trail down. It was about the same time both ways for us, which was a slow-placed...  more »
  • It was a lot of fun for the younger group, but not so much for us older ones. Beautiful views all the way around.  more »

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