Pikes Peak Summit House closed to visitors starting Monday

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Pikes Peak Summit House will be closed indefinitely to visitors effective Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Therefore, there will not be any facilities available at the summit. The highway will still be open to the summit, weather permitting.

Hikers should be prepared to hike back down if necessary. Current highway conditions can be checked by calling 719-385-7784. Especially during the winter, conditions can change quickly. If adverse weather, including snow, freezing conditions or high winds is in the forecast, it is recommended that hikers postpone their trip for safety.

Construction on the new Pikes Peak Summit Complex is progressing with an anticipated opening in spring 2021. For updates on the project, visit ColoradoSprings.gov/SummitComplex. To register to receive a monthly e-newsletter, or read previous editions, click here.