Hikes and 4wd adventures in Idaho’s central mountains. 

7 trips

“Blackwater” Mine

“Blackwater” Mine

In the late summer of 2018, we made a visit to a remote mine in Idaho. The ruined inclined tramway ...
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“Hunting Grounds” Mill

“Hunting Grounds” Mill

Lost in the woods of cental Idaho, we found a Chilean style roller mill still full of ore waiting to ...
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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 ...
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“Stanley” Mine

“Stanley” Mine

This silver mine, high in the mountains of Central Idaho, was a really fun one to explore. It's a very ...
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“Trump” Mill

“Trump” Mill

We got a tour of this mining camp in central Idaho from the caretaker who lives on-site. He was very ...
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Ramshorn and Skylark Mines

Ramshorn and Skylark Mines

I took a trip to a couple of mines high up in the Central Rocky mountains of Idaho. I love ...
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Yankee Fork Gold Dredge

Yankee Fork Gold Dredge

There aren’t many gold dredges left surviving in the lower 48 states, and even fewer that are intact. This is ...
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Last Updated on August 2, 2020 by Guy Starbuck