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Trout Creek Pass or Ute Trail

Sidebar by Ed Quillen

Anza’s Route – August 1994 – Colorado Central Magazine

After crossing the San Luis Valley (they moved at night so Comanche scouts wouldn’t see their dust cloud), Anza’s 800 men and 2,400 horses camped near the summit of Poncha Pass on Thursday, Aug. 26, 1779. Journal entries for the next two days: