From the Editor – Up at the Lake

by Mike Rosso One Saturday this past month found me sitting on the banks of Upper Waterdog Lake, on the north side of Monarch Pass. It’s a steep but short hike to the lake, which resides at about 11,500 feet, and it is one of my favorite spots to relax and enjoy nature. Earlier that …

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The Galloping Ghost

Sidebar by Wendell Hutchinson

Local Lore – January 2004 – Colorado Central Magazine

A beautiful woman lived in the upper end of the San Luis Valley. Her home was in the wooded timber area between Villa Grove and the top of Poncha Pass. I can remember the remains of the house along the south side of the highway. My great uncle Bailey pointed it out to me one day when we were chasing cows in that region.

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