Hikes and 4wd trips in Southern Nevada and the Tonopah Basin. 

41 trips

“Bernanke” Mine

“Bernanke” Mine

This site was an amazing find for us and a place I had really been looking forward to explore. I ...
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“Cupule” Cave

“Cupule” Cave

While out on a trip with Roger Mitchell, we stopped to visit a little boulder cave out in the Mojave ...
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“Hearts and Chips Ahoy” Mines

“Hearts and Chips Ahoy” Mines

We finally went to a couple of mines I’ve been wanting to visit for years. We were surprised to find ...
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“Long Ore Bin Mine Cabin”

“Long Ore Bin Mine Cabin”

I met up with Ed and we did a moderate hike out to this nice metal cabin. I haven’t been ...
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“Pontiac” Mine

“Pontiac” Mine

This medium-sized, multi-level mine had a fairly long period of activity dating back to the 1920s. It is a more ...
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“Round Oak” Mine Camp

“Round Oak” Mine Camp

Dan and I decided that February is a fine time to go into central Nevada for some exploring… Unsurprisingly, it ...
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“Singer” Mine

“Singer” Mine

Dan and I discovered this abandoned but modern mine on an exploration trip in 2008. This is central Nevada and ...
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“Supercave” Pictographs

“Super Cave” Pictographs

This is a sandstone rock shelter in southern Nevada with an interesting assortment of pictographs. Native American Southern Paiute and ...
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“White Elf” Mine

“White Elf” Mine

Dan and I came across this active claim in the remote reaches of Nevada back in 2008. It is an interesting ...
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“Zinc Tram” Mine

“Zinc Tram” Mine

Ed and I took a small trip over to Nevada to check out an interesting little mine I had passed ...
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1900s Blacksmith Cabin

1900s Blacksmith Cabin

I met up with my hiking buddy, Eduardo, back in 2012 and we ventured out in the western Nevada desert ...
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21 Goats Petroglyphs

21 Goats Petroglyphs

Alysia and I had some time to get out so we went in search of this very interesting panel of ...
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Alkali Flat Native Site

Alkali Flat Native Site

We met up with a group of friends out in the remote desert of Nevada to visit a small native ...
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Atlatl Rock

Atlatl Rock

Not exactly a remote site, but Atlatl Rock is worth a stop. The site is inside the Valley of Fire ...
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Belleville Mine

Belleville Mine

The Belleville is a small mine and mill camp tucked away in Telephone Canyon of the Pilot mountains of Nevada ...
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Brownstone Pictographs

Brownstone Pictographs

This is an incredible pictograph site inside of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. I’d been wanting to go ...
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Cane Man Petroglyphs

Cane Man Petroglyphs

I met up with Dan, Bill and Barbara to check out some petroglyphs in western Nevada. This is a very ...
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Crescent Peak Arrastra

Crescent Peak Arrastra

I visited a fairly modern arrastra in southern Nevada not too long ago. It is mostly intact with the drag ...
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Dancing Man Petroglyphs

Dancing Man Petroglyphs

We met up with some friends to poke around a surprisingly nice petroglyph site in an empty corner of the ...
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Duke’s Camp

Duke’s Camp

This is an amazing place. There is a lot to see here and it took us two trips to see ...
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