Introduction of Pikes-Peak
Mountain in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains,just W of Colorado Springs at the edge ofthe Great Plains, E central Colorado. One of themost famous of the Rocky Mountain summits, it wasdiscovered by U.S. explorer Zebulon M. Pike in 1806.The slogan “Pikes Peak or Bust” made it a symbol ofthe gold rush of 1859.

Pikes-Peak Images