• Search and rescue softens tone on Manitou Incline descenders, lauds 'healthy debate'

    Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 21, 2017

    Taking a different tone Friday, El Paso County Search and Rescue deleted its previous Facebook message about downhill climbers on the Manitou Incline and replaced it with a more diplomatic response. It's latest post states that the original message served a purpose by starting "a...

  • Is the Manitou Incline uphill only? Well, yes and no

    Kaitlin Durbin kaitlin.durbin@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 21, 2017

    Manitou Springs' beloved Stairmaster, the mile-long Incline, is for going up, not down, El Paso County Search and Rescue stressed forcefully Thursday, hours after rescuing an injured descending climber. In a Facebook post, the rescue agency asked regular hikers of the Manitou Incline...

  • AROUND TOWN: Renovated Craftwood Inn site of Manitou Springs Heritage Center benefit

    By Linda Navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 5, 2017

    A sunny mountain morning with the fireplace crackling, a Manitou Springs landmark and a history plan for the future. Three gourmet breakfast seatings drew more than 130 guests to the beautifully renovated hillside Craftwood Inn Event Center March 18 to hear updates about the capital...

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