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One more climb up the Incline

Hikers make their way up Manitou Incline Monday morning before the trail closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. They hope to have the popular fitness challenge reopened in Dec.

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Carol Newhouse climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. The incline is a mile in distance and just under 2000 feet vertical climb. The 'trail', a series of steps starts at approximately 6600 feet. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Bryce Guinta climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. The incline is a mile in distance and just under 2000 feet vertical climb. The 'trail', a series of steps starts at approximately 6600 feet.
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Bryce Guinta climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. The incline is a mile in distance and just under 2000 feet vertical climb. The 'trail', a series of steps starts at approximately 6600 feet. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Brian Wilfong climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
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Brian Wilfong climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Abraham Busienei climbs up the Manitou Incline about half of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
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Abraham Busienei climbs up the Manitou Incline about half of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Abraham Busienei climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Fred Baxter, left and Clint Tyrrell make their way down Manitou Incline early Monday morning before the popular exercise incline is shut down before repairs.
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Fred Baxter, left and Clint Tyrrell make their way down Manitou Incline early Monday morning before the popular exercise incline is shut down before repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Fred Baxter, left and Clint Tyrrell make their way down Manitou Incline early Monday morning before the popular exercise incline is shut down before repairs.
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Fred Baxter, left and Clint Tyrrell make their way down Manitou Incline early Monday morning before the popular exercise incline is shut down before repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline  Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline, as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline, as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline, as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline, as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline  as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
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Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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John Stumbo makes his way up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December.
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John Stumbo makes his way up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Jacquelyn Peutt and Brian Vitulli come down from the top after making it  up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December.
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Jacquelyn Peutt and Brian Vitulli come down from the top after making it up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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John Stumbo is the last man up the Manitou Incline Monday morning, Aug. 18, 2014. The popular incline is under going repairs and will be closed until December.
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John Stumbo is the last man up the Manitou Incline Monday morning, Aug. 18, 2014. The popular incline is under going repairs and will be closed until December. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Michael Berry hugs a tree for energy after making it  up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December.
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Michael Berry hugs a tree for energy after making it up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Carol Newhouse climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. The incline is a mile in distance and just under 2000 feet vertical climb. The 'trail', a series of steps starts at approximately 6600 feet. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Bryce Guinta climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. The incline is a mile in distance and just under 2000 feet vertical climb. The 'trail', a series of steps starts at approximately 6600 feet.
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Bryce Guinta climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. The incline is a mile in distance and just under 2000 feet vertical climb. The 'trail', a series of steps starts at approximately 6600 feet. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Abraham Busienei climbs up the Manitou Incline about half of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Abraham Busienei climbs up the Manitou Incline about half of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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Abraham Busienei climbs up the Manitou Incline about two-thirds of the way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Fred Baxter, left and Clint Tyrrell make their way down Manitou Incline early Monday morning before the popular exercise incline is shut down before repairs.
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Fred Baxter, left and Clint Tyrrell make their way down Manitou Incline early Monday morning before the popular exercise incline is shut down before repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Fred Baxter, left and Clint Tyrrell make their way down Manitou Incline early Monday morning before the popular exercise incline is shut down before repairs.
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Fred Baxter, left and Clint Tyrrell make their way down Manitou Incline early Monday morning before the popular exercise incline is shut down before repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline  Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline, as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline, as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline, as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline, as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline  as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. 
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Brian Wilfong makes his way down the Manitou Incline as John Stumbo makes his way up Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

John Stumbo makes his way up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December.
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

John Stumbo makes his way up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Jacquelyn Peutt and Brian Vitulli come down from the top after making it  up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December.
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Jacquelyn Peutt and Brian Vitulli come down from the top after making it up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

John Stumbo is the last man up the Manitou Incline Monday morning, Aug. 18, 2014. The popular incline is under going repairs and will be closed until December.
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

John Stumbo is the last man up the Manitou Incline Monday morning, Aug. 18, 2014. The popular incline is under going repairs and will be closed until December. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Michael Berry hugs a tree for energy after making it  up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December.
Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

Michael Berry hugs a tree for energy after making it up the Manitou Incline Monday morning before the popular trek closed at 6 a.m. for repairs. It will reopen in December. Carol Lawrence/The Gazette.

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