2007 ACC National Specialty
September 12-15, 2007
Colorado Springs, CO


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Colorado Springs Statistics
Description: Colorado's Second Largest City
Elevation: 6,035 Feet
Population: El Paso County - 381,792
Founded: 1871 by General William Jackson Palmer
Square Miles: 183
Major Highways: Interstate 25, U.S.85/87 and 24, Colorado 83, 94, 115 and 122
Pikes Peak Elevation: 14,110 feet above sea level
Shopping Centers: 30
Golf courses: 17 (5 Public)

 

High-Altitude Environment
If you live at a lower elevation, you may tire more easily. Take it easy until you are acclimated and drink plenty of water. Some visitors may experience symptoms associated with high altitude. Symptoms may include headaches, nausea, loss of appetite, restless sleep, coughing and difficulty breathing. If symptoms persist or if you have a concern about your health, you should seek medical attention.  

 

Climate & Yearly Average Temperatures
There are 250+ days of sunshine per year in Colorado Springs! 
With moderate temperatures throughout the year, Colorado Springs is protected from the harsh weather by two natural barriers: The Rocky Mountains to the west and Monument Divide to the north.
 

Month Average Low Average High
Jan 16 41
Feb 20 45
March 24 49
April 33 60
May 43 69
June 52 80
July 57 85
Aug 56 82
Sept 47 75
Oct 37 66
Nov 25 50
Dec 19 40

 

Local Attractions

Colorado Springs at Pikes Peak Convention & Visitors Bureau  
Manitou Springs Visitors Center  
Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce
Cripple Creek, Colorado  

 

 

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