“There is nothing to do around here”…. That statement is heard at least twice a day in the small town of Pueblo West. Many would think Pueblo is monotony, and strive for some sort of exhilaration. Although some inhabitants lay around thinking about how boring the beautiful state of Colorado is, the truth is, living in Colorado provides endless opportunities of things to do and countless places to go. Every issue the CyChron will provide an article about a place to see in Colorado to cure the boredom that seems to be overtaking so many.
Pikes Peak, named after General Zebulon Pike, is first up on our record of astonishing places to see in Colorado. From Pueblo West it takes around 2 hours and 42 minutes to get there (68 miles) and two hours to get up the 38 mile mountain. It is well worth it to see the monstrous 14,110 foot mountain. This picturesque scene is elevated over glazed rocks and diminutive tree tops, sprinkled over with fresh white snow.
If driving is not an option, they offer other ways to get up the mountain such as hiking, walking, biking, and by train. People can hike, walk or bike the Barr Trail. Continue reading