Ascent of Pikes Peak on 1967-08-26

Climber: Larry Versaw

Others in Party:Grandpa
Date:Saturday, August 26, 1967
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Train
Peak:Pikes Peak
    Elevation:14110 ft / 4300 m

Ascent Trip Report

We rode the Manitou Incline to shorten our climb. It was the end of summer and I was sporting a mohawk haircut. It was a very long climb up the Barr Trail. We all got cold, especially Grandpa. Dad drove to the top in his car, met us there, and drove us down.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4099 ft / 1249 m
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:11 mi / 17.7 km
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail
    Weather:Thunderstorm, Cold, Windy, Low Clouds
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:4099 ft / 1249 m
    Distance:11 mi / 17.7 km
    Route:Barr Trail
    Trailhead:top of Manitou Incline  10011 ft / 3051 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:0 ft / 0 m
    Distance:0 mi / 0 km
    Route:by car
    Trailhead:14110 ft / 4300 m

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