After her second trip to the summit - a 200-stair climb straight up a ridge - Diana Pine could have been forgiven for cursing.
Instead, she was full of praise.
"This is the best thing they could have done for me," the Castle Rock woman exclaimed between gasps, grateful for a demanding new workout routine.
Known as the Challenge Staircase...
Do you love the Manitou Incline? Prove it.
Volunteers are being sought for a series of work days on the popular trail, which climbs roughly 2,000 feet in about a mile. The trail was closed Aug. 18 for repairs and is expected to reopen in December.
Three volunteer days are scheduled: Saturday, Oct. 11 and Nov. 1.
Participants should be...