Get to Know a Local: Catherine Keck

Catherine Keck was just a 10-year-old cowgirl when she snagged her first job as a range rider, moving cattle with her sisters and father across the rough country in the La Garita and San Juan mountain ranges outside Del Norte.

Sixty years later, Catherine shepherds 1,000 head of cattle over 60,000 acres—largely by herself, with only her horse as her companion—every year from late May until early October.

Read more about Catherine Keck in this Summer/Fall 2024 article, Getting to Know a Local: Catherine Keck.