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Community celebrates Incline’s reopening

Community celebrates Incline’s reopening

Following three months of closure and $1.5 million in repairs and upgrading, the Manitou Incline opened to an eager crowd Dec. 5. Officials involved in the project spoke to the crowd before the first hikers made their way to the Incline’s peak. Speakers included Manitou Springs Mayor Marc Snyder; Krithika Prashant, senior communications specialist for… Continue Reading Community celebrates Incline’s reopening

Incline open for business

The Manitou Incline officially opened Friday, Dec. 5, with anxious climbers lining the entryway, awaiting the official ribbon cutting. Colorado Springs City Council’s Jill Gaebler, Manitou Springs Mayor Marc Snyder and the project’s manager, Sarah Bryarly were among those who spoke prior to the opening. “The Manitou Incline is part of our great legacy in… Continue Reading Incline open for business

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Incline to reopen Friday

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Incline to reopen Friday

After being closed for three months for repairs, the Manitou Incline will reopen Friday, Dec. 5, at 10 a.m. with a reopening celebration. Organizers ask that people park in the Cog parking lot at 515 Ruxton Ave. The Incline’s phase one construction has been completed to repair the steepest sections of the Incline and protect… Continue Reading Incline to reopen Friday

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Timberline takes work to new heights

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Timberline takes work to new heights

The view from Tim Emick’s office is better than yours. Situated between timbers 1,625 and 2,137 on the Manitou Incline, Emick and his army, also known as Timberline Landscaping Inc., are tackling the most challenging and publicly visible project in the company’s 23-year history. Emick, who owns and co-founded Timberline Landscaping, won the $1.5 million… Continue Reading Timberline takes work to new heights

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Incline to be closed for repairs

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Incline to be closed for repairs

The Manitou Springs Incline will close in late August for up to four months, so needed maintenance can be done to the popular attraction. The incline, officially opened to the public in 2013 after being heavily used by trespassers for years, is being “loved to death,” according to a video on the attraction’s website, manitouincline.com.… Continue Reading Incline to be closed for repairs

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Manitou Incline to receive facelift

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Manitou Incline to receive facelift

A media briefing will take place May 28 at 11 a.m. at the base of the Manitou Incline to discuss the upcoming Trail Enhancement Project. Parking is available in the COG parking lot, 515 Ruxton Ave.  The incline project has four major goals: improved safety; enhanced user experience; long-term sustainability of the trail; and increased accessibility.… Continue Reading Manitou Incline to receive facelift

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Incline app ready for download

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Incline app ready for download

The Incline app — which aims to keep climbers from fibbing their time — is ready for use. The Incline App, developed by CoPilot Creative, is a way to track time, rank against others, follow friends and get rewards for participating. The app is free at InclineApp.com. Once you complete the Incline you instantly get… Continue Reading Incline app ready for download

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Olympian planning Manitou therapy spa for Incline athletes

Former United States Olympic wrestler Thomas “T.C.” Dantzler was sick of driving all the way home for a shower after climbing the Manitou Incline and missing his key recovery and nutrition window. “My partner and I were always complaining there just wasn’t anything here for athletes on the recovery side,” Dantzler said. His partner is… Continue Reading Olympian planning Manitou therapy spa for Incline athletes

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Promoters will market Manitou Incline nationally

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Promoters will market Manitou Incline nationally

The Pikes Peak region’s most talked-about attraction — the Manitou Incline — finally is coming out from behind the curtain and taking center stage in marketing campaigns aimed at attracting outdoor enthusiasts. Years of planning and legal questions about the Incline, its ownership and its use came to a close in January when President Obama… Continue Reading Promoters will market Manitou Incline nationally

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