Hiking and 4wd trips in Death Valley National Park and the surrounding region.

81 trips

“Apricot and Syrup” Mine

“Apricot and Syrup” Mine

Back in February of 2012, Dan and I did some exploring to see what was left of this old mine ...
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“Death Valley Sleeping Circles”

“Death Valley Sleeping Circles”

I met up with Dan and we headed out to see if we could find a native trail and large ...
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“Death Valley Tuff” Petroglyphs

“Death Valley Tuff” Petroglyphs

What is truly amazing about this small petroglyph site in Death Valley is that it is in plain view and ...
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“Distant Thunder” Canyon Petroglyphs

“Distant Thunder” Canyon Petroglyphs

A few years ago, I had a nice hike up this sandy canyon to check out some algae fossils and ...
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“Funeral Hoodoo” Pictographs

“Funeral Hoodoo” Pictographs

I've been out to this hidden pictograph site in Death Valley National Park a few times over the years. Our ...
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“Gearwheel” Arrastra

“Gearwheel” Arrastra

It is a bit of a hike to reach this old arrastra site and camp. Looks like it was used ...
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“Happy Jack” Mines

“Happy Jack” Mines

I had the chance to get out on a cold winter day in 2008, so I decided to try and ...
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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 ...
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“Inscription Fork” of Lemoigne Canyon

“Inscription Fork” of Lemoigne Canyon

My friend Bill led Dan and me to a fork of Lemoigne Canyon out in Death Valley that has a ...
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“Jagged Spine” Mine

“Jagged Spine” Mine

Off into the desert again, Dan and I went out to check out a 1930s to 1940s era mine in ...
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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 ...
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“Montgomery and Schroeder” Mine

“Montgomery and Schroeder” Mine

This mine was a great surprise! It isn’t the biggest mine we’ve ever explored but it has a few things ...
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“Mormon” Mine

“Mormon” Mine

Dan wanted to find a mine he had heard a rumor about in the wilds of the Death Valley backcountry, ...
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“Palin” Mine

“Palin” Mine

I had been asked not to say much about this mine other than it is standby status awaiting the price ...
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“Rose of the Inyos” Mine

“Rose of the Inyos” Mine

These dusty old photos are from a combination of trips to an interesting mine in the Inyo Mountains. Not much ...
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“S & O” Cabin

As is often the case, I know about a ton of places but never have the time to visit them ...
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“Sandy Flat” Pictographs

“Sandy Flat” Pictographs

The Drztgrls, Alysia, Dan, Boxcar and I went in search of a hidden shelter with some petroglyphs and pictographs. It ...
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“Scallywag” Mine

“Scallywag” Mine

This is a more modern mine out in Death Valley probably worked for lead or antimony. It has two tramways ...
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“Spur of the Moment” Mine

“Spur of the Moment” Mine

I’ve been to this old gold mine in the Panamint mountains a few times over the years and have watched ...
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“Three Bachelor Camp”

“Three Bachelor Camp”

We found a small prospector’s camp out in the wilderness of the Death Valley region. I call it “Three Bachelor’s ...
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Last Updated on August 2, 2020 by Guy Starbuck