Exploring

Hello, I’m Guy Starbuck. I love exploring the deserts and mountains of the Western United States. Most of my adventures are to old mines and Native American rock art sites; the more remote, the better. Below is a list of my recent trips.

Recent Trips

383 trips

Confidence Wash Upper Mines

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 ...
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Contact Mine

Contact Mine
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 ...
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Samuelson’s Rocks

Samuelson’s Rocks
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 ...
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“Beef Man” Mine

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 ...
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Cave of the White Orbs

Cave of the White Orbs
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 ...
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Southern Nevada Mine

Southern Nevada Mine
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 ...
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Clark’s Pass Bullseye

Clark’s Pass Bullseye
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) ...
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Last Updated on August 10, 2020 by Guy Starbuck