CHANGE: WE WILL NOW MEET AT MEMORIAL PARK AT 5AM IN MANITOU SPRINGS. NOT SODA SPRINGS PARK.
We can all park there for free overnight so it just makes sense to meet where we can park. If for some reason you would like to park somewhere else then here is the link to Manitou Springs Parking. Please plan accordingly if you plan on Parking Overnight. https://manitousprings.org/whats-happening/parking-information/
Here is the link to the Parking Map in Manitou Springs. https://manitousprings.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Parking-Restictions.pdf
The current weather for the summit of Pikes Peak on Saturday is a high of 54 and a low of 29 with a 20% chance of rain. On Sunday its a high of 52 and a low of 27 with a 50% chance of rain. Our goal will be to make it to the top before the rain on Sunday.
Also, Please email me if your scouts have any allergies that we need to be aware of. We will have ibuprofen, Aspirin, Tylenol and Benadryl in case someone needs it.
Also, in case a scout cannot make it we have a few backup plans. We can send someone down at on the COG railway from Barr Camp or Walk back down. You might have to pay for another ticket on the COG railway if you scout needs to return early. The ticket we already purchased be able to be transferred. The 2nd Plan is if anyone cannot make it to the top then we might have to walk back down to Barr Camp and take the COG Railway then also. If some scouts cannot make the top by the 3pm train then Mr. Brinkman will drive to the top and pick up the stragglers.
Here is a great link that explains the hike in detail!! http://www.barrcamp.com/hike.php
Here is the current list of people I am tracking for the trip. Remember, there are only 12 slots in the cabin right now so we will prioritize the scouts use of the cabins but can adults if some want to sleep in tents. If there are any extra spots in the cabin when we get there then we can adjust.
Adults (9 Adults)
Scouts (14 Scouts)
See you at 5am Saturday morning!