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 old 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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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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Cary’s Sun Cave Pictographs

Cary’s Sun Cave Pictographs
Out in the area near Cary's Castle is a fascinating pictograph site hidden under a large boulder. It took a few long hikes to track ...
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“Silver Edsel” Mill

“Silver Edsel” Mill
Mines in this part of Idaho were first worked in the 1880s and 1890s but development didn't start in a serious way until the 1920s ...
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Crescent Peak Arrastra

Crescent Peak Arrastra
I visited a fairly modern arrastra in southern Nevada not too long ago. It is mostly intact with the drag stones still in place. That ...
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“Super Cave” Pictographs

“Supercave” Pictographs
This is a sandstone rock shelter in southern Nevada with an interesting assortment of pictographs. Native American Southern Paiute and Mohave made their homes here ...
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Brooklyn Mine (Boulder Creek District)

Brooklyn Mine (Boulder Creek District)
I couldn't find much history on this spot. Only that it was worked in 1907 for silver, lead, zinc, and some copper. Reportedly it was ...
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Paiute Cave Pictographs

Paiute Cave Pictographs
Inside of a collapsed lava tube in northern Arizona is a set of Virgin Anasazi pictographs. They believed that caves were the entrance to the spirit world. This ...
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Last Updated on November 27, 2020 by Guy Starbuck