Last Day Lightning

This picture of lightning striking somewhere below was the last photo I took on my last day working on top of Pikes Peak on my way to the van down.
This picture of lightning striking somewhere below was the last photo I took on my last day working on top of Pikes Peak on my way to the van down.

Couple at Sunrise

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A couple looks out to the sun coming over a sea of clouds covering the Colorado Springs area from the Pikes Peak Summit. I did not take this picture – it was taken by the Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway’s webcam and was edited by me.

Stellar Sunset

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This was definitely one of the best sunsets that I was able to witness from the Summit of Pikes Peak.

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Mount Evans Road

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These pictures clearly aren’t from Pikes Peak, but are instead from the Mount Evans, which like Pikes Peak, has a paved road all of the way to the summit.

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The Summit of Pikes Peak can be clearly seen from the Summit of Mount Evans.

Mostly Sunny Sunset

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This photo was taken from the north face of the mountain, looking east (obviously) towards the sun setting between a thin layer of clouds and the mountains.

Pikes Peak Summit Sign

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This sign is a very popular location on the summit for photos. Even though it still shows the incorrect elevation, the views behind it make up for the discrepancy.

Summer Solstice Sunset

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The top photo was taken by myself on June 21, 2014 and the bottom photo was taken by the Cog Railway’s webcam on June 21, 2015. The triangular shadow of the mountain can be seen in the exact same way in both photos.