What do I need to know?

Safety Pikes Peak Tour

Widows in our vehicles have been temporarily removed to help combat the spread of COVID 19.  

Tickets may be purchased, and, tours depart from our location in downtown Colorado Springs, at 30 S. Sierra Madre St. 80903

Yes, the Cog Railway will be closed for the foreseeable future. But we can still get you to the summit! *Update : the cog railway will open in May of 2020.

You will have approximately 30 minutes on the summit!

No, seats are first come first serve, but there is not a bad seat on the bus! *Update we are now seating you to provide for maximum social distance between you and other parties. 

Each tour lasts approximately 4 hours round trip.

Yes, you can buy tickets on our website. 

During inclement weather we will get you as far as we can safely go to the summit. The tour will then divert into beautiful Cheyenne Canon.

You can purchase ticket any time online or over the phone, however for same-day tours we ask that you call 719-465-1871 for reservations. Keep in mind that we do sell out!

Our well stocked gift shop is ready to supply you with anything you might need for your trip.

Yes, limited parking is available at our gift shop.  

We have limited restroom facilities in our building from where you will depart. The tour will also make various stops along the way, as well as at the summit, where restroom facilities are located.

There are no bathrooms on the shuttles.

Altitude sickness is rare, but it does happen.  Remember that your infant can’t tell you if they are in respiratory distress.  We always recommend that you ask your doctor if high altitude travel is safe for you and your baby.

Payment is required for every child that takes a seat on this tour.

The weather at the summit of Pikes Peak can be extremely variable and is typically about 20-30 degrees colder than in Colorado Springs. We suggest you bring a jacket.
The high altitude can quickly bring on dehydration. You may purchase bottled water from us before you depart – plan to stay hydrated.

 Each tour has a fun and highly trained guide who is equipped with a vast array of knowledge of the Pikes Peak area!

Yes, there is food on the mountain. Keep in mind that time is limited at these stops and it can be very busy! Plan ahead! We recommend that you have a substantial meal before your tour.

We do have handicapped shuttles available. If you require a handicapped shuttle, please call to make reservations so we can ensure your needs are met.

Wild life abounds on Pikes Peak. You may be lucky enough to see squirrels, deer, elk, yellow-bellied marmots, bighorn sheep and an occasional bear or mountain lion. Colorado Springs is home to one of Colorado’s biggest big horn sheep herds, and visitors frequently see these magnificent animals.

The Pikes Peak Tour Gift Shop has got you covered!

Purchases can be canceled 24 hours prior to departure.  However, our tours depart on time rain or shine and will not be refunded due to weather conditions.  

season 2020

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future reservations will be accepted anytime, and are fully refundable for any reason!

tours year round!

2020 Summer and Autumn Season is available now!

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for Adults
(13 and older)


for children
(12 and younger)