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Archive for January, 2013


Unfamiliar Incline View

Fortunately the rumors that the Manitou Incline No Trespassing sign had been stolen turned out to be false. Before someone actually did steal it for a souvenir of the illegal Incline years, the sign was removed yesterday. The sign will be donated to the Pioneers Museum or some other local museum. Tomorrow, February 1st, the [...]

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Legalized After Long Climb!

Last night the Manitou Springs city council voted 6-0 for the resolution allowing recreational use of the Manitou Incline. Now there’s only a couple days left for normally law abiding citizens to break the law by trespassing on the Incline. The Manitou Incline will be legal for hiking starting Friday, February 1st at dawn. The [...]

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Cardiac Arrest at Top of Manitou Incline

Yesterday, January 26, 2013, El Paso County Search and Rescue tweeted: Epcsar completed a successful cardiac save at the top of the Manitou Incline. We were able to defibrulate with good response. I don’t have many details but got this second hand info from someone who was at the top of the Incline around 10:30 [...]

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Incline Friends Karma Hour Photos

Bristol Brewing held the Incline Friends Karma Hour fund raiser Tuesday evening. They donated $1 of every pint to the Incline Friends. Lots of Manitou Incline lovers came out to support the Incline Friends. Other ways to help the Incline Friends is to join them, donate using the donate link on their website or putting [...]

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Incline Friends Karma Hour

Last week President Obama signed the law clearing up the railway right-of-way issue with the Manitou Incline. The Colorado Springs council also passed the needed resolution for legalizing the Incline for hiking. The only step remaining to legalizing the Incline is a resolution by the Manitou Springs city council. Manitou Springs council is expected to [...]

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December 2012 Photos

Here are some photos from a hike up the Manitou Incline on December 16, 2012. It has become a tradition for people to hang Christmas ornaments on one of the trees at the top of the Incline. With the dry winter there was very little snow on the Incline itself or Barr Trail. With the [...]

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Incline Expected to be Legal February 1, 2013

After 4 years and much hard work by many people the Manitou Incline is expected to be legal for hiking the beginning of next month. The U.S. Senate late Sunday approved a bill clearing up the railway right of way issue for the Incline. Sen. Michael Bennet pushed the bill in the Senate and Rep. [...]

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