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Colorado Springs named top weekend getaway

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Because of its views of the “purple mountains majesty,” Colorado Springs is listed in the top 10 “Best Weekend Getaway” list in a recent U.S. News & World Report Travel article. The list highlights destinations with “just the right ratio of relaxation and entertainment to leave you rejuvenated and ready to return to the grind… Continue Reading Colorado Springs named top weekend getaway

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Dr. Glen House, a quadriplegic since the age of 20, will attempt to climb Pike’s Peak Sept. 10 in a wheelchair to raise money for the Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado. House, a physiatry doctor in Colorado Springs, has made the 13.5 mile trek up the 14,110-foot mountain twice before. This time, he has a… Continue Reading Local quadriplegic doctor attempts to climb Pikes Peak

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Helicopter filming Audi test crashes on Pikes Peak

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A helicopter filming a driverless Audi on a test run crashed Friday about a mile below the summit of Pikes Peak, injuring the four people onboard, the sheriff’s office said. The crash happened sometime before 7:30 a.m. near the winding roadway leading to the top of the mountain, which is about 14,110 feet above sea… Continue Reading Helicopter filming Audi test crashes on Pikes Peak

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Audi to climb Pikes Peak without a driver

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The self-driving car will face its biggest test this fall at Colorado’s Pikes Peak, home of the world-famous International Hill Climb that has bedeviled professional drivers with its steep grades and treacherous switchbacks since 1916. Continue Reading Audi to climb Pikes Peak without a driver

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