Hiking and 4wd trips in the Mojave Desert, including the Mojave Preserve and surrounding areas. 

32 trips

“Chalcedony” Cabin

“Chalcedony” Cabin

On a scorching late spring day in 2015, we journeyed out to a lonely cabin in the central heart of ...
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“Mojave” Car Wash

“Mojave” Car Wash

This is an interesting little corner of the Mojave. I was surprised to see so many old junked cars out ...
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“Purple Opuntia” Petroglyphs

“Purple Opuntia” Petroglyphs

In 2007, Dan and I came across this petroglyph site while on our way to another site. You never know what you’ll ...
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“Slight Chance Quartz” Mine

“Slight Chance Quartz” Mine

Back in 2003, Alysia and I met up with my dad, Brad, William and friends to go hunt for a ...
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“Tin Camp” and “Brass” Mine

“Tin Camp” and “Brass” Mine

These are some old mines that were worked and re-worked over the years. “Tin Camp” dates to 1867 and was ...
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Alta Silver and Rock Eagle Mines

Alta Silver and Rock Eagle Mines

Way back in 2004, I met up with Dan, my dad, Micah, Lewis, his son Aaron, Werner, John and his ...
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Oro Fino Mine

Brannigan Mine Camp

While heading out on a trip to Nevada, we rendezvoused for a quick exploration of the Brannigan Mine, also known ...
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Counsel Rocks

Counsel Rocks

Counsel Rocks is a fascinating site out in the eastern Mojave desert inside of the Mojave National Preserve. The petroglyphs and pictographs ...
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Cow Cove Petroglyphs

Cow Cove Petroglyphs

Alysia and I went out for a day trip to check out the petroglyphs at Cow Cove in the Mojave ...
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Coyote Gulch (Mojave) Petroglyphs

Coyote Gulch Petroglyphs (Mojave)

This is a small petroglyph site out in the Mojave desert near the larger and more well known Black Canyon ...
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Curtis Cabin

Curtis Cabin

In February of 2014, I visited the fairly remote Frank Curtis Cabin. I found Boxcar and Ed were already there ...
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Day Break Camp

Day Break Camp

I met up with Dan in 2006 and we headed out into the great Mojave desert to try and find an old ...
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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 ...
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Freight Wagon Petroglyphs

Freight Wagon Petroglyphs

It is a long and lonely walk into the wilderness of the Mojave desert to get to this isolated petroglyph ...
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Green Scorpion Mine

Green Scorpion Mine

This is a small prospect I've wanted to check out for over a decade. I finally decided to track it ...
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Halloran Arrastra

Halloran Arrastra

A few months back, I was out in the Eastern Mojave exploring around (which is pretty normal for me). This ...
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Howe’s Tank Petroglyphs

Howe’s Tank Petroglyphs

I made two trips in search of the petroglyphs at Howe’s Tank. The first trip I was close but ran ...
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Jake’s Cabin

Jake’s Cabin

We’ve been going to Jake’s Cabin for a little more than ten years now. It is a great place to ...
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Lady Lou Mine

Lady Lou Mine

Every once in a while, a friend will email me and ask if I have been to some old remote ...
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Shelter Rock Pictographs

Mary’s Cave Pictographs

Mary's Cave, also known as Shelter Rock, is a nice little rock shelter carved out of a volcanic rock formation ...
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