Incline’s best friends working to address complaints
By Rhonda Van Pelt
Ryan Johnson seems the ideal ambassador for the Manitou Incline. First: the high school chemistry teacher loves to hike the strenuous trail several times a week.
“There’s something intangible about the Incline that just resonates with me, and a lot of people, I think. The intensity of the workout, the beauty and peacefulness of the setting, its proximity to town yet remote quality. . . the Incline is more than just a hike, it’s a transcendent experience,” he said.
Second: after four years as a board member-at-large and vice president of the Incline Friends board of directors, he was named board president last spring.
Most importantly, he recognizes the importance of effectiv...