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    Pike's Peak

    elev: 14,110 ft
    Front Range
    31st tallest fourteener
    -  +
    Pike
    Pike's Peak
    Named after Zebulon Pike who first documented the mountain while climbing it in 1806.
    Hiking: road to the top
    The most visited mountain in North America (second in the world after Japan's
    Mount Fuji
    ).
    Pikes Peak
    Highway
    , mostly paved, gains 7,400 feet in 19 miles. 9 mile Cog Railway operates May-Nov.

    Famous due to its far visibility up to 130miles,
    Pikes Peak
    was a symbol of Colorado's Gold Rush in 1859 with a slogan "
    Pikes Peak
    or Bust".
    /images/500/2007-06-22-pikes-lake01-sp.jpg - #04039: Morning reflection of Pikes Peak in Crystal Reservoir … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-lake01.jpg - #04038: Morning reflection of Pikes Peak in Crystal Reservoir … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-lake02.jpg - #04040: Morning reflection of Pikes Peak in Crystal Reservoir … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-lake03.jpg - #04041: Morning reflection of Pikes Peak in Crystal Reservoir … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-picnic-table.jpg - #04045: Picnic table at Crystal Reservoir with Pikes Peak in the background … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    ...Crystal Reservoir
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-fishing.jpg - #04033: A lone fisherman at 7am on Crystal Reservoir … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-hut01.jpg - #04035: Crystal Reservoir Visitor Center … June 2007 -- Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-hut02.jpg - #04036: Crystal Reservoir Visitor Center with Pikes Peak in the background … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-lake-morn.jpg - #04042: Pikes Peak in the morning … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-lake-morn2.jpg - #04043: Morning reflection of Pikes Peak in Crystal Reservoir … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-presun01.jpg - #04046: Pikes Peak at sunrise … a light beacon on the summit … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/500/2007-06-22-pikes-presun01-sp.jpg - #04048: Pikes Peak at sunrise … a light beacon on the summit … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-fishing-pano.jpg - #04034: A lone fisherman at 7am on Crystal Reservoir … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-presun01-pano.jpg - #04047: Pikes Peak at sunrise … a light beacon on the summit … June 2007 -- Crystal Reservoir, Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-hut02-pano.jpg - #04037: Crystal Reservoir Visitor Center with Pikes Peak in the background … June 2007 -- Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-peak-or-bust.jpg - #04044: Pikes Peak or Bust … At the start of Pikes Peak Highway … June 2007 -- Pikes Peak, Colorado
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-santas01.jpg - #04049: North Pole - Home of Santa
    /images/133/2007-06-22-pikes-santas02.jpg - #04050: North Pole - Home of Santa
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    Notes:
    • In 1891 US Board on Geographic Names officially removed apostrophes from geographic names, and "Pike's Peak" became "Pikes Peak".
    Pikes Peak Highway -
    Mile 3: Crowe Gulch with a hiking trail.
    Mile 6: Crystal Reservoir reflecting Pikes Peak and overlook trail leading to a souvenir shop, row boat rental and fishing
    Mile 13: Glen Cove - Ranger talk.
    Mile 17: Bighorn Sheep Overlook - alpine panorama view.
    Mile 19: Summit - restaurant, gifts and views.
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