Pikes Peak Summit Markers to commemorate your hike or visit!
Pikes Peak is perhaps Colorado's most famous fourteener. Pikes is accessible by vehicle, rail, and trail. Pikes is the southern most of the mountains in the Front Range and is the easternmost 14er in Colorado.
Pikes Peak (originally Pike's Peak) is a mountain in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains within Pike National Forest, 10 miles (16 km) west of Colorado Springs, Colorado, in El Paso County in the United States of America.Originally called "El Capitán" by Spanish settlers, the mountain was renamed Pike's Peak after Zebulon Pike, Jr., an explorer who led an expedition to the southern Colorado area in 1806. The Arapaho name is heey-otoyoo’ ("long mountain").At 14,115 feet (4,302 m) it is one of Colorado's 58 fourteeners, mountains that rise more than 14,000 feet (4,300 m) above mean sea level, and rises up to 8,400 feet (2,600 m) above the city of Colorado Springs. Pikes Peak is a designated National Historic Landmark.