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PONCHA SPRINGS, COLORADO! Scenic Mountain Pictures Around Town (February 1, 2006)
Poncha Springs, Colorado Poncha Springs is a small town five miles west of Salida in Chaffee County. The woman at their Town Hall told me are only 500 residents according to the 2000 U.S. Census! :p)
Mt. Ouray Now I donated all of these pictures to, a web site dedicated to the town. That's Mt. Ouray and Chipeta Peak. Nice! :)
Poncha Springs, Colorado The view of the mountains (way out in the distance that are behind Salida) at the Poncha Springs Cemetery.
Colorado Mountains Looking west towards Monarch Pass.
Mt. Shavano I zoomed-in on Mt. Shavano, a "14er" (altitude of 14,229 feet). Here are all of my 14er pictures:
  • Pikes Peak (Hike), Pikes Peak (Photo), Mt. Princeton
  • Mt. Sherman, Mt. Democrat - Lincoln - Bross
  • Mt. Elbert, Mt. Massive, Mt. Yale
  • Poncha Springs, Colorado
    Poncha Springs, Colorado
    The Poncha Springs Town Hall (which operated as a schoolhouse and was built in 1882) and the Jackson Hotel.
    Poncha Springs, Colorado The view of town, looking southbound on Highway 285, which leads to Poncha Pass.
    Rocky Mountains At the summit of Poncha Pass, looking southward towards the northern Sangre De Cristo mountain range.

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