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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Bob and Ward’s Cabin

Bob and Ward’s Cabin
Also known as the Salt Basin Cabin, Bob and Ward's cabin is a little wooden cabin that is all that remains of a 1920s mining ...
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Old Dad Mountain Petroglyphs

Old Dad Mountain Petroglyphs
On a cold January day, I hiked out into the wilderness of the Old Dad Mountains in the Mojave Desert. Just driving out there was ...
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“MacClatchie Power” Mine

“MacClatchie Power” Mine
A long hike into the Death Valley region led us to this small mining operation. Judging from the artifacts found at the site, the mine ...
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Sprucemont Ghost Town

Sprucemont
Sprucemont (really called Spruce Mountain) was actually a few mining camps spread across Spruce Mountain. First mined for lead-silver ore in 1869, it was a ...
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Carrot Men Pictographs

Carrot Men Pictographs
Off in western Colorado is a small canyon that cuts through sandstone with a unique set of blue and red pictographs. Shaped like carrots, these ...
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Fan Mine

Fan Mine
This is a small mine out in the East Mojave. History is vague on this prospect but it is probably old and reworked a few ...
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Lone Warrior Pictograph

Lone Warrior Pictograph
The Lone Warrior Pictograph is all by himself in the Utah desert. He is well drawn and worth a visit ...
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