Pikes Peak from Crags Campground

Trip Date:Jul-14-2001
Trailhead Name:Crags Campground
Trailhead Elevation:10,100 Feet
Elevation Gain:4,010 Feet
Route Name:Northwest Slopes
Round Trip Length:12.0 Miles
Trip Duration:6h 00m
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Pikes Peak

Elevation:14,110 Feet Pikes Peak
Rank:31st of 54
Range:Front
Here we are gearing up for the trip at 6am. Joy and Greg enroute from the Crags Campground. A view of the trail near treeline.
Here we are gearing up for the trip at 6am. Joy and Greg enroute from the Crags Campground. A view of the trail near treeline.
Joy and Greg work their way up to the shoulder. The first good view of the summit with some wildflowers. A closer view of the summit and Summit House.
Joy and Greg work their way up to the shoulder. The first good view of the summit with some wildflowers. A closer view of the summit and Summit House.
A view of the shoulder from Teller County's highest point. Looking down onto the 'W' portion of the Pikes Peak Highway. The sign warning of lightning near the Devil's Playground.
A view of the shoulder from Teller County's highest point. Looking down onto the 'W' portion of the Pikes Peak Highway. The sign warning of lightning near the Devil's Playground.
Some cool rock formations that are avoided on this route. The summit dome nears. The route is up this talus field. A view back towards whence we came from.
Some cool rock formations that are avoided on this route. The summit dome nears. The route is up this talus field. A view back towards whence we came from.
A summit Marmot basks on the rocks. One of the signs at the summit. Another sign at the summit.
A summit Marmot basks on the rocks. One of the signs at the summit. Another sign at the summit.
One of the reservoirs that are in view from the top. Joy and Greg make their way up the talus field. Greg enroute along the ridge.
One of the reservoirs that are in view from the top. Joy and Greg make their way up the talus field. Greg enroute along the ridge.
Teller County's Highest Point - Elevation 13,070 Feet. The sign near the trailhead directing hikers.
Teller County's Highest Point - Elevation 13,070 Feet. The sign near the trailhead directing hikers.