Pike's Peak

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Starting the ascent.

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The price seems as steep as the mountain, but after driving it I understand the maintenance must be expensive.

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You get one chance. No do-overs.

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Test cars loaded with data measuring equipment were running up and down all day.

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This is absolutely, positively the last stop of the cog railroad that climbs the peak.

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The worlds worst pizza. And I think it was $18 a slice.

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It may have been a wagon, but not a Volvo wagon they took up here in the 1800s.

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It is possible to hike up, but we didn't try it this time around.

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The temperaure dropped by about 35 degrees F during the climb.

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This is why your ears pop.

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We gotta get back down there.

Posted by leo at June 21, 2006 10:17 AM