Topics of Interest
Crew Leader Training (April 2013)
Colorado Springs Parks and Rec offered crew leader training in April. Several organizations, including Friends of the Peak, helped. 34 new crew leaders graduated to help lead crews on projects in the Pikes Peak region.
Comments on Bear Creek Watershed Proposal (March 2013)
U.S. Forest Service has proposed changes in the Bear Creek watershed. Read Friends of the Peak's comments.
Ski Resort on Harvey Carter Property (Dec 2012)
The plans to build a ski resort on the Harvey Carter property at the end of the Crags road on the west side of Pikes Peak is still alive. See the complete story in the Gazette 11/22/2012.
South Slope Watershed
Toward the goal of opening South Slope to the public, FOTP has joined other organizations in designing and building new sustainable trails along McReynolds Reservoir and to Mason Reservoir.
Ring the Peak
From the inception of the concept of a perimeter trail, FOTP has provided the vision, design and construction of a trail system that circumnavigates Pikes Peak. This project is approximately 80% complete.
FOTP Volunteer Opportunity
The Board is looking for a person with marketing skills to help us make our voice heard. If you are interested, please contact our president.