Home - Your Remote Cabin on Barr Trail
- Open year round
- A pleasant rest stop on the trail for day use
- Overnight accommodations / meals for guests - by reservation
- Trail, weather, first aid, and safety information
- ...and more for you to discover!
Barr Camp is approximately 6.5 miles from the trail head in Manitou Springs. Elevation gain is 3,800 feet, and the camp elevation is 10,200 feet (3,109 meters). You can expect a 20 degree temperature difference between the bottom of the trail and Barr Camp. Expect changeable weather any time of the year.
Pikes Peak is an additional 6 miles from Barr Camp, and the trail climbs another 3,900 feet to the summit at over 14,000 feet (4,301 meters). Expect another 20 degree change in temperature and extreme weather changes such as high winds, thunderstorms, and snow.
Barr Camp has no potable water. There is a running stream at the camp where you will be able to filter or treat your water. We recommend you bring your own filter or treatment.
EMERGENCY - If you are concerned about a hiker or need assistance on the mountain please call 911 or the El Paso County Sheriff at 719-390-5555.
At a glance
From 1979 to the present, the cabin has had full time year round caretakers.
Neal & Teresa Taylor - we have been here since May, 2005. Here we are in the kitchen getting your garlic bread ready! Stop in, say hello, and let us know if you have any questions or need any help! We look forward to your visit!
We are here to help!
Barr Camp is a non-profit, community and volunteer supported organization, dedicated to providing aid and support to individuals and groups to enhance their Pikes Peak experience.
Barr Camp provides a year round base for rescue operations and offers potentially lifesaving advice and information to hikers on Pikes Peak.
Barr Camp is committed to protecting the environment and educating the public on outdoor wilderness ethics.
--Adopted in 2007 by the Barr Camp Board of Directors
For information on supporting Barr Camp please see our support us web page.