Hello, I’m Guy Starbuck. I love exploring the deserts and mountains of the Western United States. Most of my adventures are to old mines and Native American rock art sites; the more remote, the better. Below is a list of my recent trips.

Recent Trips

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“Hunting Grounds” Mill

“Hunting Grounds” Mill
Lost in the woods of cental Idaho, we found a Chilean style roller mill still full of ore waiting to be processed. The mill is ...
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Canebrake Skeleton Pictographs

Canebrake Wash Skeleton Pictographs
Hidden in a granite rock shelter near an ancient Kumeyaay village site is a set of unique pictographs. Most of these pictographs are typical of ...
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Lemoigne Mine

Lemoigne Mine
Jean François de Lamoignon (shortened to Jean or John Lemoigne), was a black-bearded Frenchman who differed from most of the other early Death Valley prospectors; ...
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Owlhead Mountains Slot Canyons

Owlhead Mountains Slot Canyons
Back in early 2019, I met up with Dale and Brian to explore some slot canyons in the southern reaches of Death Valley - namely ...
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Forest Rose Mill

Forest Rose Mill
During the summer of 2017, we visited a few cabins and mills in Montana. We covered a lot of ground and, while tiring, it was ...
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“S & O” Cabin

“S & O” Cabin
As is often the case, I know about a ton of places but never have the time to visit them. This backcountry cabin out in ...
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Palen Tank Petroglyphs

Palen Tank Petroglyphs
I recently followed an ancient Native American trail out to a water tank and petroglyph site. What got my attention to this site was the ...
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“Holbrook” Prospect

“Holbrook” Prospect
I stumbled across this remote mining prospect and cabin site in the wilds of Death Valley. I've looked through my books but I couldn't find ...
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“Black Hands” Pictographs

“Black Hands” Pictographs
I found these solitary black pictographs hidden under a pile of granite boulders out in Joshua Tree National Park. The pictographs here are very faded ...
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Nampaweap Petroglyphs

Nampaweap Petroglyphs
The Nampaweap petroglyph site is a large site in a basalt canyon next to Mount Trumbull. The name Nampaweap is a Paiute phrase that means ...
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