Perched on the side of Battle Mountain at nearly 10,000 feet elevation is Victor
, a village steeped in history. Filled with vintage buildings and gold mining structures, this semi-ghost town is one of the most preserved mining camps in Colorado
. Before the town was even officially platted in 1893 it had already become known as the City of Mines because the largest and richest gold mines of the Cripple Creek
Mining District were located on Battle Mountain just above the camp.