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Rank
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30 of 53
Elevation ...................................................14,110'
Range ...................................................Front
County ...................................................El Paso
Lat/Long ...................................................38º 50' 26" N, 105º 02' 38" W
38.840542, 105.044357

Variant Names ...................................................Grand Peak, James Peak, Long Mountain
Location ...................................................Pikes Peak is in the Front Range 10 miles west of Colorado Springs.
Nearby Towns ...................................................Manitou Springs and Colorado Springs
Nearby 14ers ...................................................-
History ...................................................Was named James Peak by explorer Major Long in 1835 in honor of botanist Edwin James who made the first ascent of the this mountain.
Maps ...................................................USGS Quads: Pikes Peak, Woodland Park, Manitou Springs
Trails Illustrated: #137
Road Access ...................................................2WD - The Pikes Peak road (paved + dirt) goes all the way to the summit.
2WD - Dirt road to the Crags Campground/trailhead.
Click here for trailhead directions and status
Standard Route ...................................................
East Slope
Difficulty:   Class 1 
Trailhead: Manitou Springs
Trailhead Elev.: 6,700 feet
Elevation Gain: 7,500 feet
Trip Length: 26 miles
Exposure: No exposure in the area. Gentle terrain. 0


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