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Barr Trail #620, CO

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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance One Way 11.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,690 feet
Elevation Gain 7,492 feet
Accumulated Gain 7,534 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 36.71
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Recalculates 2018-10-25 1:12 am
8  2017-10-17 MtnBart01
33  2016-07-12
Pikes Peak Pumpkin loop
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17  2015-11-14
The Manitou Incline
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4  2015-09-12 toddak
24  2015-09-08
Pikes Peak via Heizer trail
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24  2015-08-06
PikesPeak Pumpkin loop
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14  2013-06-19 MtnBart01
22  2013-05-22
The Incline to Barr Trail Home
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Preferred   Jul, Aug, Jun, Sep
Sun  6:47am - 4:43pm
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Nearby Area Water
The Manitou Incline
The Manitou Incline
0.1 mi away
2.0 mi
1,995 ft
Lower Barr Trail
0.3 mi away
6.4 mi
1,600 ft
Fremont Experimental Forest Trail
1.0 mi away
1.3 mi
812 ft
Paul Intemann Nature Trail
1.3 mi away
5.4 mi
Mount Manitou 9429
1.7 mi away
Waldo Canyon Loop Trail #640
Waldo Canyon Loop Trail #640
2.1 mi away
7.0 mi
1,700 ft
Siamese Twins Trail
2.7 mi away
150 ft
Red Rock Canyon
2.8 mi away
2.1 mi
Section 16 / Palmer Trail
3.3 mi away
5.8 mi
1,700 ft
Perkins Central Garden Trail
Perkins Central Garden Trail
3.3 mi away
1.5 mi
30 ft
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by HAZ_Hikebot

Barr Trail, named after its builder, Fred Barr was constructed from 1914 to 1921. The trail passes through three ecological life zones: Montane, Spruce-fir, and Alpine. Wildlife species common to those zones are frequently observed. Pikes Peak has been a landmark since before recorded history. It was named for Zebulon Pike who described the Peak in 1806 while exploring in the area to the south. The first recorded climb to the summit was in 1820 by Dr. Edwin James of the Stephen H. Long Expedition. At present, over 150,000 visitors per year are estimated to climb the peak on the Barr Trail.

An open shelter is located about 9 miles up the trail just below timberline. Campfires may be built at this site. Barr Camp is another popular overnight camping or lodging spot operated under a special use permit with US Forest Service. A charge is made for use of the facilities.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Trailhead is off Ruxton Avenue, Manitou Springs Colorado above the Pikes Peak Cog Railroad Depot. Some visitors ride to the summit by auto, bus, or Cog Railroad and hike down the trail.
    page created by HAZ_Hikebot on Mar 10 2010 12:19 am
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