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The Inclinde -- Not for faint of heart!

Before our trip to Colorado, I was still a little hesitant whether to do this one or not. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
OMG! I think I am gonna die!

So tough! So awesome! Get the Manitou Incline link on your ohone and just do it! You will not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brett W
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Before our trip to Colorado, I was still a little hesitant whether to do this one or not. The challenger in me said yes, so my husband and I decided to climb the Manitou Incline after our visit from Garden of the Gods. My husband...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank rioshakes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So tough! So awesome! Get the Manitou Incline link on your ohone and just do it! You will not be sorry!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brett W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By far one of the most fun and challenging outdoor activities in Colorado Springs. Difficultly rate i would say 6/10 but the view is totally worth it. 2744 steps up some of them were little froze. So i f you are there in the snow...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank AwesomeSmSm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a tough hike - make sure your acclimated before attempting. Pay attention to your body if your feeling altitude sickness. Hydrate , Hydrate, Hydrate. I did not make it to summit 1st day but went straight there after stepping off the plane - not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank michaelgS8915AP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an awesome workout! You just go straight up for an entire mile and it's a killer on the legs and booty but so worth it. I've done it a few times and I can normally finish in about 52 minutes. They do have a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank MrsButterfield
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The altitude + thousands of steps = a fantastic workout/hike. But the view and pictures at the top are all worth it :) Go do it!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank chrisgen24
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

As an unfit woman I made it up 1,800 steps. Was exhausting but able to stop and take in the view along the way!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sunshinebaeby
Reviewed 8 December 2018

I absolutely love the Incline, it is not really a tourist attraction, more of a place to push yourself and see what you are made of. But I do recommend the incline for anyone willing to challenge themselves and do something locals do on a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BZimm08
Reviewed 1 December 2018

My husband and I did the incline on a day with beautiful, relatively cool weather and a great view. We live in Denver so the altitude was not an issue for us, and we both work out regularly. In full disclosure, it took us about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank starsreminisce
Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

What a day!!! Thanksgiving 2018.. Let's do the incline I said...holy cow, I had no idea what I was getting us into. 2744 steps 1.5 miles and 2k elevation change!! 700 steps in, I thought I wouldn't make it. The trail had snow and ice...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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21 August 2018|
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Response from Naturecalls412 | Reviewed this property |
Running/trail running type shoes...Ideally with low profile gaiters to protect from dust getting in.
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Response from Namgah | Reviewed this property |
For a challenge similar in length to this one, I'd recommend the Gunnison Route. We did that one a few days before the Manitou Incline. Where there are stairs for Manitou, there are none at Gunnison. They don't refer to it... More