Pete Jefferson Miles Dake
Pikes Peak Summit Complex
Presenters: Mike Riggs; Brian Calhoun; Pete Jefferson; Miles Dake

Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain – is one of the most visited mountains in the world and a top tourist attraction for the State of Colorado. Visited by more than 600,000 people annually, it is unique in that is the only fourteener that everyone can access regardless of age or fitness level.

Pikes Peak is an American icon, and the summit is a National Historic Landmark that holds a special place in America’s heart. The goal for the design team – led by RTA Architects and including GWWO, Inc./Architects – is to give visitors to the new Pikes Peak Summit Complex a seamless, immersive experience with facilities specifically designed for the harsh environment on the Peak. A primary consideration in all of our designs is to stay mindful of siting and view sheds.