Whispering Pines Bed and Breakfast and Vacation Home Rental
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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Soooooo this place is amazingly beautiful. I woke up this morning feeling a bit down. (Its a bit hard sometimes watching all the families holiday with 2 parents. ) anyway we left the hotel by 9am I just wanted to get out there and see everything and by 9:05am my heart felt happier and a smile was on my face just from the views alone. Its simply magical. First off we visited americas beautiful park. And it really was, there was so many different pieces of equipment for the ...
Today we took the Pikes Peak Cog Railway out of Manitou Springs up to the Peak. It was a lovely sunny warm day as we loaded into our assigned seats on one of the three railroad cars at 10:40 am. It definitely gave us a different perspective as we climbed our way through the Ponderosa and Douglas Fir pine trees and Peak granite walls. Eventually we rose above the tree line where the ground was covered with broken red rock. Normally ...
... so that we could stop and explore. We spent 6 wonderful hours on the mountain. Pike's Peak elevation is 14,110! The wind chill was 29 at the summit. Randy, Rascal, and I played around on the trail at the summit and another area above the tree line (alpine.) the elevation was a little rough on Mom and Jeff until we got back down to 10,000 feet above sea level. ...
... and how to not trip over our gear. We set off on our two short practice runs and were already having a great time. Now that we are professional zippers we are ready for the course which consists of 11 runs including 1702 foot zip and a side by side racing zip. We had a blast. I have never seen Ray smile so much. We jumped off Cliffs, taught our guides to cooooooey, and raced around the mountain side. Lesley never quite got the hang of breaking so ...
... trip takes you through 4 life zones from lush high plains to fragile alpine tundra. Passing cascading streams and through a steep canyon of gigantic boulders and tall pines towards our destination of Pikes Peak well above the tree line.
The animals seen along the way were the Yellow Bellied Marmots and Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep. We climb to to 14,110ft above ...