Pike’s Explorations

This plaque was installed in November 1906 and is found on the 14,114 foot summit of Pike’s Grand Mountain, now known as Pikes Peak. It reads: In recognition of the notable career of Zebulon Montgomery Pike  ~Soldier-Explorer~ The people of Colorado have placed this tablet on the summit of the Great Mountain first seen by Pike...
Article by Allan Vainley 12/23 to 31/1806 Pike, Mountjoy and Miller had explored the headwaters of the Arkansas and are now following the others from Johnson Village south and caught up with them on the 24th. They spent Christmas Eve and Christmas at Big Bend 7 miles northwest of Salida, CO. They encamped on the...

Pike Trail Designation Project

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