Pikes Peak

Pike's Peak

The Pikes Peak Summit Drive is a scheduled GT-47 event. Please see the official calendar for more details. At just over 14,000 feet, Pikes Peak is visible from just about everywhere in the area. The drive up the mountain is on well-paved roads and absolutely worth the trip.  It’s about as MGA friendly as any of the state’s “fourteeners,” with paved switchbacks and plenty of turnouts. In an MGA, you can expect to be in second gear in several places during the drive up.  The park suggests that you budget three to four hours for the round trip, plus the time you spend at the top.  Alternatives to driving your own vehicle include guided tours by bus or jeep (the Pikes Peak cog railway is closed for renovations).  Either way, spectacular views await you during the climb and at the Pikes Peak Summit House.