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Not even among the ten highest Rocky Mountain summits (it ranks 32nd), Pikes Peak still daunted its discoverer, Zebulon Pike, when he tried to scale it in 1806. The mountain's true fame stems from the phrase "Pikes Peak or Bust," which was the slogan in 1859 when as many as 100,000 miners rushed to this part of Colorado after gold was discovered at nearby Boulder Canyon.

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