02. January 2014 · Comments Off on Colorado Discoveries 24: Pikes Peak Highway · Categories: Uncategorized · Tags: , , ,
That's the road we had just come up. Read on to learn more about the Pikes Peak Highway.

That’s the road we had just come up. Read on to learn more about the Pikes Peak Highway.

Greetings! I hope everyone had a nice holiday season these past couple months. I’ve plenty of catching up to do! Last week my in-laws were in town to celebrate Christmas with us. We were grateful for their company and for their taking a chance with the weather to fly out to Colorado from the east coast.┬áThe weather cooperated beautifully for their visit, in fact! We did quite a bit of sightseeing, including the traditional Colorado Springs sights: Garden of the Gods and the Air Force Academy. In fact, we all went to the Christmas Eve service at the Chapel, which was quite beautiful.

On the 24th we attempted to drive up the Pikes Peak Highway, but found out at the toll booth that the road wasn’t open all the way to the top due to icy conditions at the top that day. But that’s okay, we tried again on the 26th and the road was indeed open to the top. More »