Hello, I’m Guy Starbuck. I love exploring the deserts and mountains of the Western United States. Most of my adventures are hikes to old mines, Native American rock art sites, or anything with some history. And the more remote the site is, the better!



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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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Please Tread Lightly and Leave No Trace. Leave the places you find better than you found them. Take only photos and leave only footprints. Enjoy!