Carmen Santoyo celebrates reaching the summit of Lone Mountain. The mountain features a 2.2 mile hiking trail that is rugged but well-traveled. It's suitable for beginning climbers. The mountain can be seen from quite a distance and was used as a landmark to guide for early settlers who traveled along the Immigrant Trail.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:00 AM
A 57-year-old grandmother Carmen Santoyo, is among the Lonely Mountain's most recent climbers. She and her daughter, Mary Rosas, made the several hundred foot climb last Tuesday.