Where is Pikes Peak?
Pikes Peak is located in the Rocky Mountains, West of Colorado Springs.
How far is Pikes Peak from Denver, CO?
Pikes Peak is 95 miles away from Denver, Colorado.
How tall is Pikes Peak?
Pikes Peak's elevation is 14,115 feet above sea level and it stands 8,000 feet above Colorado Springs.
How long does it take to drive up Pikes Peak?
Round trip, to drive up to the summit and back, on Pikes Peak Highway is 38 miles so plan to spend a minimum of 2-3 hours to complete the drive.
Do you have to pay to drive up Pikes Peak?
To drive the Pikes Peak Highway this is a $15 fee per adult and $5 fee per child (ages 6-15). There is a carload rate of $50 for up to 5 passengers.
How long does it take to hike Pikes Peak?
It can take roughly 8-14 hours to hike to the summit of Pikes Peak via the Barr Trail.
What is the best time to go up Pikes Peak?
It is highly recommended hikers begin their ascent before sunrise so they can begin their descent before noon.
What time does Pikes Peak open?
Uphill Gate open: 9 a.m.
Last Entry: 3 p.m.
Pikes Peak Summit Closes: 4 p.m.
The Downhill gate closes: 5 p.m.
When is the Pikes Peak Hill Climb?
The next Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will take place on June 23, 2024.
Who is Pikes Peak named after?
Pikes Peak is named after Lieutenant Zebulon Pike.