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Archive for June, 2010


Public Meetings about Manitou Incline

Hiking the Manitou Incline has continued to grow more popular even though it’s illegal. The U.S. Forest Service has estimated that 70,000 people use the Incline annually. This Thursday evening, June 24th, there will be a meeting to get public input on the Manitou Incline. It will be held at Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 [...]

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Man Injured on Incline Brought Down by Search and Rescue

56 year old Paul Cohen is reported to have tripped and fallen on the Incline today. He impaled his leg on rebar and was seriously bleeding. Rebar has been used by underground volunteers to help keep ties in place. Cohen fell soon after noon. El Paso County Search and Rescue took him down Barr Trail [...]

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UpaDowna Incline Happy Hour

Incline Happy Hour from Alpine Studio LLC on Vimeo. Although hiking the Manitou Incline is still illegal, it hasn’t stopped a group of beer and outdoor lovers from meeting every Thursday evening to hike it. It’s the informal UpaDowna Incline Happy group. There’s no set start time although some meet at the No Trespassing sign [...]

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