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Pike's Peak Road  

Pike's Peak Road

Yes that is the road we drove down. it is so steep they actually stop you part of the way down and measure your brake temperature. If you exceed a certain temperature you have to pull off and let them cool down. I geared down on the way downs and passed the temperature test. The nice lady that measured our brakes gave Sadie a treat for being such a brave dog. Next time she drives and I will get the treat.
Pike's Peak Colorado

June 16th 2018
We finally made it to Colorado and the mountains of fun begins. No sense in starting small so we began with the drive up Pike's Peak. It is not for the faint of heart and the air starts to get a little thin at 14,410 above sea level. Especially when we are from Jacksonville, FL where 40 feet above sea level is considered really getting up there and some get nose bleeds whenever they go across the ... read more
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17th July 2018

Wow! Looks like fun! Glad it's you driving on those windy roads and not me! ;) We are missing you here in Callahan, but there's plenty going on here to keep us busy! Anxious to see your Alaska pictures! XO

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