January 29, 2004

Up on Pikes Peak: Barr Camp

Welcome to Barrcamp

The Barr Camp was built in the early 1920's by the builder and designer of the Barr Trail, Fred Barr. This trail starts about a 1/2 mile from my house here in Manitou Springs and winds 12.6 miles up 7500 feet to the summit of Pikes Peak.

At 10,200 feet is the Barr Camp where hikers can rest, refill their water, and possibly camp for the night. Reservations are recommended for the cabin or lean-to's, but tent space is usually available...of course then you have to lug your tent, too.

I'm sure I'll summit at least once this coming year (maybe more if I'm lucky) - so a further report will come then.

Posted by answerguru at January 29, 2004 10:08 AM | TrackBack
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