The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The gravel pit while it was still in operation (1999)

Pondering the Ponds of Red Rocks

Sam Weiss, Senior Reporter November 20, 2014

Don Ellis is a local historian and expert on the Red Rocks Open Space. Ellis wrote in one article that the first man-made pond was not intended to be a pond, it was actually just the lowest level in...

A view of the ponds from atop the cliffs.

Cliff Diving in Red Rock Canyon, a Risky Thrill

Sam Weiss, Senior Reporter November 11, 2014

“I practically grew up there,” says Manitou Springs High School senior Nik Lyles. “I found the place when I was in middle school. It's a beautiful place, and diving off the cliffs has been an...

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