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How long does it take to complete the Manitou Incline?

How long does it take to complete the Manitou Incline?

Colorado Springs has many very fit athletes so there are plenty of people hiking the Manitou Incline in under 30 minutes but from what I’ve seen the average Incline hiker is making it to the top in 40 – 60 minutes. Many first timers and people from lower elevations are taking well over an hour.

What is the fastest time up the incline?

Pro tri-athlete Mark Fretta appears to have a fast time for an ascent of the Incline, at 16m42s, set in 2006. There has been some controversy around this due to Fretta’s sanction in 2012 by the US Anti Doping Agency, and whether his time was actually to the top of the Incline.

How steep is the Manitou Incline?

The Incline is steep. It gains over 2,000 feet of elevation in less than one mile. The base of the Incline is located in Manitou Springs near the base of the Barr Trail and across the street from the Cog Railroad. This opens in a new window.

How many steps are there in Manitou Springs?

Take a hike… it’s only 2,744 steps! The crown jewel of outdoor recreation in Manitou Springs and referred to by locals as simply ‘the Incline’, this popular but strenuous hike is not for the faint of heart. It climbs over 2,000 vertical feet in less than a mile and sections as steep as 68% grade.

How many times did Greg Cummings climb the Manitou Incline in 2015?

Greg Cummings climbs the Manitou Incline for the second time on a January 2015 day. The diabetic made 1,400 ascents in 47 weeks in 2014. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

How steep is the Incline trail in San Diego?

It climbs over 2,000 vertical feet in less than a mile and sections as steep as 68% grade. Watch your steps; they range in size and height to keep you on—or knock you off—your toes. At the summit, the Incline Trail connects to Barr Trail, which offers a steep but scenic 3 mile path back down to the base.