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.

High Altitude Fox

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There isn’t a lot of variety in wildlife on the Summit of Pikes Peak – mostly birds, marmots, and mountain goats, which is why it was surprising to see a fox make it to the summit. In order not to scare it away, I had to zoom in from a considerable distance away, hence the blurriness of the photo, but I still think it turned out okay.
Black and white version of the same photograph.
Black and white version of (almost) the same photograph.

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.