Pikes Peak Descent

 Pikes Peak Descent   

At 14,115ft / 4,302m the summit of Pikes Peak makes you feel like you’re on nothing but the top of the world. The lack of oxygen and lower air pressure doesn’t just make it harder to breathe, it means you accelerate far quicker than normal which, if you’re not aware, can catch you out. Descending through every layer of vegetation, from the unique pink Pikes Peak Granite, through the ‘Devil’s Playground’, on towards the famous switchbacks and then deep into Bigfoot territory, this is a descent like nothing else on the planet.


Region: Colorado
City: El Paso County

Distance: 27.02 km
Elevation Gain: 47 m
Elevation Loss: 1787 m
Difficulty: 102 (Easy)
FIETS Index: 0 FIETS
Avg Grade: -6.44 %
Max cat climb: 5
Min elevation: 2558 m
Max elevation: 4296 m
Ride Category: Flat

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