Hello, I’m Guy Starbuck. I love exploring backcountry locations in the deserts and mountains of the Western United States. Most of my adventures are hikes to historical mines, Native American rock art sites, and anything else with some history. For me, the more remote the site is, the better. Click on the links below to come along with me on an adventure!
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There are 392 trips on this site. 18 with directions.
The Confidence Wash area of southern Death Valley has always interested me. I'm not sure why. There isn't much out there. It is wildly desolate ...Read More
Information on these mines is sparse. The Contact claims were located at least by 1921 by a Phil Sullivan. Phil, with Bill McHaney, reportedly built ...Read More
Samuelson’s Rocks was once the homestead of a Swedish man named Johann (or John) Samuelson who came out here in the late 1920s. He must ...Read More
A while back I took a few days off and went to Montana to do some mine exploring with my friend Gabe. He said he ...Read More
Hidden in the rocks of Joshua Tree is a small pictograph rock shelter called the Cave of the White Orbs. Not long ago, I had ...Read More
The Southern Nevada Mine was an early mine in the Searchlight District and started out with the Spokane Shaft in the 1900s. In the first ...Read More
World War II saw lots of training in the deserts of the southwest (and I'll probably visit more of these sites as time goes on) ...Read More
Last Updated on April 16, 2021 by Guy Starbuck