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Archive for May, 2012


Manitou Incline Photo Essay

Chris Carruth sent over this Manitou Incline Photo Essay. A big thanks to him capturing a morning of hiking on the Incline. Enjoy! Daybreak has yet to occur, yet hikers and runners are already starting their trek up the ~2,000 steps. After topping the first rise, one can look back and get a sense for [...]

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Incline Work Day May 12, 2012

Last weekend the Incline Friends held a Manitou Incline workday and about 60 people helped out. Hiking the Incline is still illegal and most likely will continue to be so at least for another few months. In spite of the Incline still not being legal, the focus of the workday was implementing some of the [...]

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Incline Work Day May 12

The Incline Friends have a major volunteer work day planned for the Incine for May 12th. You’ll have the opportunity to be one of the first volunteers to help improve the Maintou Incline. Join the Cities of Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs, REI, Incline Friends, Trails and Open Space Coalition, and Friends of the Peak [...]

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Death on the Incline

This afternoon El Paso County Search and Rescue and the Manitou Fire Department responded to the Incline after an off-duty paramedic reported he had ceased CPR on a woman. She was about 1/3 of the way up the Incline. Search and Rescue reported that it was an apparent cardiac arrest and that they were unable [...]

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Incline Friends Membership Meeting

Incline Friends will hold its first General Membership meeting at 6 PM, Thursday, May 3. It will be held at the Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation offices, 1401 Recreation Way. Everyone is invited to attend. They will discuss the Incline Friends organizational status, provide updated information about the legalizing the Incline and discuss 13 crucial [...]

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