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Did up and down in a day carrying kit incase we had to camp...was an amazing, if tough, experience... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Jon B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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We only used it for the lower 2ish miles to hike back down after ascending the Incline stairs... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Morrison, Colorado
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Did up and down in a day carrying kit incase we had to camp...was an amazing, if tough, experience. Next time I am running it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jon B
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We only used it for the lower 2ish miles to hike back down after ascending the Incline stairs - recommend doing this than trying to walk back down the very steep stairs. Trail is beautifully maintained!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BeachNFish
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

But don’t forget to pay to park ($5/day). Use the machine and get a receipt for dashboard. The trail is very well maintained and is the trail the PikesPeak Marathon uses in August. Great views all along.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LDavidMarquet
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is quite the hike especially now that the cog railway is not running. Starting at the trail head in Manitou, the hike is 13 1/2 miles up which means you are in for a 27 mile hike. Most likely, if you have the average...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank James S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Beautiful Challenging trail. I was here for race weekend and only got to go to Barr this time. Still a lot of gorgeous view!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jayme B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I did it! First mountain climb and a 14er at that. Exciting, exhilarating and a long hike! Left early in the morning, 3:45 from the parking lot and after climbing for 10 1/2 hours reached the summit! The trail is for the most part well...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nostra87
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The last time I hiked Barr trail I hiked the trail to the top of the Manitou incline then rode the incline down this trip I learned the incline was replaced with stairs A bit more challenging and well worth the hike. Note there is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chris D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great little day trip/walk/hike! Perfect for dogs or to take kids. Trail has good parking and very close to Helen Hunt falls. Take a picnic and about 1/2 mile below the trail you can park by creek and let kids/dogs play in water.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ccwbilliards
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I make my trek up the Manitou Incline to the Barr Trail every year on my way to the summit of PIke’s Peak. Using the Incline cuts out about two miles of the trail up, but it can be a pretty steep and strenuous climb....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank feyms
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We started at the trail head and hiked to the point that the trail met the top of the incline (6 miles round trip). Good hike with some good views, but the trail could have been marked better.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Vern S
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