Though many have noted that the last Congress passed the fewest number of new laws since the 1940s, it did pass the indispensable legislation which made the Manitou Incline open for legal hiking.

Surrounded by people intimately involved in the process of legalization, I was very lucky to be present at the ribbon cutting ceremony.


The Incline is around a 2740 step journey to a decent view of the bustling Colorado Springs Metropolis, yet its completion remains one of the three questions I am asked on a regular basis (the others being whether or not I compete in Ironmans and, consequently, when I will actually do my first real triathlon).

Fortunately, I am able to affirm that I have indeed trained on the incline

And now, for your inspiration picture of the week: