News

  • 2016 Year End Summary

    Well 2016 is finally over, it seemed like a long year. It was a quieter year for the site with only 22 posts but I was out more than ever with 55 days exploring. I took 4,797 photos during those days out, which is not a record but close.

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  • 2015 Year End Summary

    2015 was a busy and eventful year. I was out exploring for 48 days, which is more than last year and averages nearly every weekend. And I’m still way behind on posting trips…

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  • Recent News

    9/6/15: I added a few more photos and text to the Silver Dyke Mine. Mostly about the stamp mill remains I found there. Also, I added photos from a return trip to the Belmont Mill and mine we made earlier this year.
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  • Recent News

    7/12/15: Updated the Silver Dyke Mine page with photos from a revisit in late 2014. Added quite a few more photos from inside and our visit to the upper camp.

    Don’t forget to like my Facebook page: Starbuck’s Exploring. I occasional post photos there that don’t seem to make it to this site.

  • Recent News

    2/20/15: Updated “Zion Wash” trip with some background information. Finally learned a bit more on who built the place.

    Also, check out our new Facebook page: Starbuck’s Exploring. I’m posting news and a few photos there. Be sure to like the page for updates.

  • 2013 misc photos

    So after I posted the misc photos for 2014, I realized there was a lot of photographs from 2013 that never made it on the site; way more than half. I was pretty busy in 2013. Highlights for me include a trip to the Mt Wilson Observatory and hiking over 70 miles in Joshua Tree NP (in one week). I was out for an amazing 77 days in 2013. I did quite a few trips.

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  • 2014 Year End Summary and misc photos

    I realized that I am way behind on posts. Years behind in fact. Oh well. I will continue to post new and old stuff as I have time. Anyway, in a small effort to fix that, I decided to post some miscellaneous photos from 2014 that did not make it into a trip report yet.

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  • July 1st 2014 YTD Summary

    Two years ago I re-created this site on WordPress. (The site has existed since 1997.) Overall, I have to say I still like the format. Lately though, I’ve slowed down on posting. I’m still going out often, but I’ve been taking a hiatus on posting to work on other long delayed projects.
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  • 2013 Year End Summary

    Something I try to do every year is look at the year end statistics for my site, just for fun. I’ve had the website for many years now and it is interesting to see how things change.

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  • July 1st 2013 YTD Summary

    So, it has been a year since I relaunched this site in WordPress. I have to say that it is an easy format to work with, sure beats hand-coding my old website in PHP. Things still require maintenance, but not nearly to the level as they used to.

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