Oliver Pattison

documentary photography

Pikes Peak A-Frame repair project

In August 2022, a group of volunteers with Colorado Mountain Club set out to repair the A-Frame shelter on Barr Trail, the 12.5 mile trail that winds from Manitou Springs to the summit of Pikes Peak. This is a document of their work.

people working on a construction scene at the Pikes Peak A-Frame
a view of the summit house on the top of Pikes Peak
a portrait of hiker in early morning light on top of a mountain
a hiker walking past the Barr Trail dedication sign to Fred Barr
a sign on Barr Trail marking 2 miles to the summit
sign on the A-Frame MAINTAINED FOR US FOREST SERVICE BY PIKES PEAK GROUP COLORADO MOUNTAIN CLUB
a smiling person peeking over the roof of the Pikes Peak A-Frame
people working on a construction scene at the Pikes Peak A-Frame
a photographic guide to the construction effort showing areas that need work
a man turning to smile at those working around him
cutting through a support for the a-frame structure with a saw
finishing cutting through a support for the a-frame structure