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That Other Incline


November 14, 2018

I have talked about the two inclines in Manitou several times in the past. I have also talked about the plan to build one up Cheyenne Mountain, long before there was a road up there, but this one is actually still here. It has not been used in ages, but this is the story of back in 1948 when it first opened.

Some of you may have heard of Eagles Nest, but for those who have missed it, it is a spot overlooking Seven Falls. Al Hill, Henry Willie and Jim Powers were the driving forces behind the construction of the incline across the valley from the falls. It was built as a request from the tho...

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