Hikes and adventures around Lake Tahoe and the Northern Sierra Nevada.

9 trips

“Early Californian” Mine

“Early Californian” Mine

On a trip in 2005, we were hiking through thick Sierra Nevadan forest in search of an old mine with ...
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Empire Mine State Historic Park

Empire Mine State Historic Park

We took a trip up to the Sierra Nevada and our group gained special permission from the California State Park ...
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Golden Bear Mining Camp

Golden Bear Mining Camp

Back in 2005, Alysia and I met up with Bill, Dan, Lewis and his daughters Sarah and Rachael for some exploring in the ...
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Lake Tahoe and the Northern Sierra

Herman Mine Stamp Mill

In 2004, Alysia and I met up with Lewis, Cat, and Dan to hunt for some old mine ruins nestled deep in the Tahoe ...
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Honeycomb Stamp Mill

Honeycomb Stamp Mill

We stopped by to check out this little three stamp mill in the western Sierra Nevada. It is a neat ...
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La Trinidad Stamp Mill

La Trinidad Stamp Mill

Alysia and I met up with Lewis, Cat, and Dan to try and find some old mills in the Sierras ...
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Grass Lake Petroglyphs

Lake Basin Petroglyphs

Back in 2005, Alysia and I made a brief stop at a petroglyph site high in the Sierra Nevada near ...
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Lucky S Mine Camp

Lucky S Mine Camp

We first visited this mining camp in 2002 not knowing what we would find there. A mining camp full of ...
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Morning Glory Stamp Mill

Morning Glory Stamp Mill

The Morning Glory mine was a small mine and overshadowed by larger neighbors. The vein had been discovered by at ...
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Last Updated on August 10, 2020 by Guy Starbuck