A Look From The Top
Alpine: Above the Forest. You have reached the harshest environment on Pikes Peak. From the ? do not grow here? There are some hard hips from can not endure. The moister robbing winds and zero temperatures massive snow packs and thin soil. Have you noticed any of these alpine hardships today?
How is the Weather?
Like no where you have ever been? Wind speeds up to 120 miles per hour? (193 km/hr) Temperature extremes from -60 F to 64 F. Snow drifts up to 20 feet deep.
Pike National Forest, Colorado Division of Wildlife
Erected by Pike National Forest, Colorado Division of Wildlife.
Location. 38° 50.79′ N, 105° 3.089′ W. Marker is in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in El Paso County. Marker is on Pikes Peak Toll Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cascade CO 80809, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Categories. • Environment • Natural Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2011, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 692 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 8, 2011, by Charles T. Harrell of Woodford, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on January 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Clearer photo of marker to determine the exact wording. • Can you help?