Originally published in the Summer + Fall 2017 issue.
The Tomichi Lodge is a rustic backcountry log cabin at 10,300 feet in the Colorado Rocky Mountains just west of Monarch Pass. Nestled among pine trees and aspen groves within the Gunnison National Forest, this 10.5 acre off-the-grid retreat provides an opportunity to unplug and reconnect. Owners Kristina and James Bengala are based nearby in Salida.
Guests can explore the untamed wilderness right outside, and then come in for a warm fire, comfortable beds, indoor plumbing and self-sustained electricity. Neighboring the lodge is the adorably rustic Buckhorn Cabin. The entire property is available for retreats, family reunions and
Photo by Ryan Scavo.