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Join Incline Friends at Manitou Brewing Company

Join the Incline Friends Board of Directors at 6 PM on Tuesday, January 31 at Manitou Brewing Company at 725 Manitou Ave. This is your chance to ask the Incline Friends board any questions you might have. There will be chances to win prizes and MBC’s special that night is a pint of beer and [...]

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Manitou Incline Reopening After Phase 2 Repairs

Click here for 2017 Manitou Incline calendars The Manitou Incline reopens on December 2nd, 2016 after a celebration ceremony and ribbon cutting with Olympic athletes at 8:30 AM. The Incline has been closed since August 22nd for a second phase of repairs. This time work was done from the bottom of the Incline up to [...]

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Incline Closing for 2016 Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon

Update from the Iron Springs Melodrama mid-morning on Saturday: The incline is open the rest of the day today and will be open from 3:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. tomorrow. That is from the El Paso County Sheriff Deputy who is sitting at the bottom and it’s fixing to leave, once again nobody puts out [...]

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Barr Trail Mountain Race – July 17th, 2016

The Barr Trail Mountain Race is this Sunday, July 17th, 2016. The race starts in front of the Pikes Peak Cog Railway depot at 7 AM. Runners will be going up and down Barr Trail until around 10 AM. The Barr Trail parking lot will be closed from 5 AM until noon. The Manitou Incline [...]

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July Fourth Fireworks 2016

The Manitou Springs Fire Department sets off Fourth of July fireworks from Higginbotham Flats. Most people watch the parade on Manitou Avenue and then enjoy the firework show. The Manitou Incline is also a cool place to watch them. You do need to head up the Incline by 8 PM though to keep from breaking [...]

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Incline Closure Coming Late Summer 2016

The Manitou Incline will once again be closing for repairs late summer of 2016. It will be closed from August 22 until early December, 2016 (Photo above is from 2014). In 2014 it was closed from August 18th through December 5th. This time the repair work will address the bottom portion of the Incline. Colorado [...]

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Manitou Incline Rules To Be Enforced

Before the legal opening of the Manitou Incline to hiking, the public was given a few opportunities to give input on rules for the Incline. Most of the rules were common courtesy and didn’t generate much discussion. However, there were 2 rules that were controversial. The 2 rules that many didn’t agree with were dawn [...]

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Incline Friends General Membership Meeting

The Incline Friends is having their annual General Membership Meeting on Wednesday February 17th, 2016. Incline Friends is the official friends group for the Manitou Incline. Colorado Springs Park and Rec uses friends groups to help manage many of the large parks and open spaces throughout the city. You don’t need to be an Incline [...]

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United In Orange

With the Broncos headed to Super Bowl 50, Sam Chambers came up with a plan to turn the Manitou Incline orange to cheer the team on. He encouraged people to hike the Incline on Wednesday evening, February 3rd with orange lights. About 50 people accepted the challenge in spite of over a foot of new [...]

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! I hope you all have a wonderfully day with family and friends celebrating the birth of Christ. If your day includes the Incline, please use caution and traction devices. Both the Incline and Barr Trail are quite icy in spots.

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