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Breaking Away

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This is a Boondockers Welcome host in Manitou Springs, CO

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BreakingAway

  • Max Rig Size

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    < 25 (ft)

  • Parking Spaces

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    1

  • Max Nights Per Stay

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    2

  • Same Day Requests

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    No

***We have blocked off all dates at this time due to personal circumstances.*** We are in a little piece of heaven in the mountains near Pikes Peak. We are close to extensive hiking trails, outstanding views, Garden of the Gods, Red Rocks Open Space, the Barr Trail up to Pikes Peak, and the Manitou Incline. Suggested Local Attractions:Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, Air Force Academy, Olympic Training Center, Helen Hunt Falls, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Manitou Incline, Barr Trail

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Vehicle Suitability Information

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Pets Welcome

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Water Hookup

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Separate Tow Vehicle Parking

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RV Dump Station

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Electric Hookup: 15A

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Wifi

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Slideouts Allowed

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House Rules

No generators (household electric is available, you will not need your AC here). Non-smokers only - we are often under a burn ban and cannot predict when this might occur. No recreational marijuana permitted on property. No wood fires (see above). Propane and charcoal grills permitted on the house deck only. Pets on leash only. Gated community accessible only by homeowners and their guests. As our guest you must adhere to all HOA rules. NOTE FOR THOSE WITH HEART/LUNG CONDITIONS: We are at an elevation of 8500 feet.

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Location

Access Road Conditions: Six miles up a paved, winding road, 2000 foot elevation gain with many switchbacks. This is the reason for the length limitation - 25 foot is trailer size not including tow vehicle. Final 10th of a mile and driveway are dirt/gravel. Gated community accessible only by homeowners and their guests, access must be pre-arranged through us. Tow Vehicle Parking Details: Parking on property near RV

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Parking Surface

Grass

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Hosted By BreakingAway

Age:

65+

Happy campers retired and traveling the country Details: Retired married couple with four grown children, we built our home in the mountains about 13 years ago. We have been in Colorado for over 35 years and love to hike, kayak, camp in our teardrop trailer, and bicycle on Rails-to-Trails and other established bike paths. When traveling we enjoy out-of-the-way places steeped in history, old roller coasters and carousels. Home Town: Manitou Springs, Colorado Favorite Boondocking Locations: National park, forest service and Army Corps of Engineers campgrounds; we have also found some wonderful gems at the many National Monument campgrounds. Skills or Expertise to Share: We have lived in the Colorado Springs area for over 20 years and have extensive knowledge of hiking trails in this area.

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References for this location from other RVers

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    Pinardguy

    8 months ago

    We re received there like friends. Bob and Tedie brought us to visit their very nice place. Wondeful stay there. Thank you

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    Notliving4theweekend

    8 months ago

    What a friendly man Bob is, we loved chatting with him upon our arrival. Tedi was great at providing answers to all my questions before we came! The views along the drive up were breathtaking and worth the curves. We would love to visit again!

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    ChasingSunshine2021

    1 year ago

    We were only able to stay for one night, but were very impressed by the thorough pre-stay communication, beautiful drive up the mountain, and friendly hospitality. We had a lovely night getting to know our hosts and a great stay!

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    mlynnh23

    1 year ago

    I was a bit nervous reading the reviews about the drive up the mountain, but I had no issues in my 24ft rig! And the drive to the top is absolutely beautiful. Bob and Teddy were so kind and invited me on a beautiful hike of the surrounding area. I would recommend this stay to anyone! A quiet and peaceful getaway.

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    Ladybird

    1 year ago

    My fingers were numb with fright by the time I got there but I’m so glad I hadn’t figured out I would be zig-zagging up a mountain for 5 miles. I’m scared of heights & never would have stayed at this wonderful place had I known. Great conversation, wonderful traveling advice and lots to do & see in town. Don’t let a fear of heights stop you. BTW, it was wonderful coming back down. This couple is on my “visit again” list.

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