Front of card: Panorama of Salida from Mt. Tenderfoot Spiral Drive. Methodist Mt. in the Distance. Back of card: Salida at an altitude of 7,000 feet is a fine city deep in the mountains, an important railway center and the junction ol several main highways. It lies at the foot of Monarch Pass and is hemmed in on the west by many noted peaks, among them Chipeta, Chief Ouray, Aetna, Shavano and Antero.