Hello, I’m Guy Starbuck. I love exploring backcountry locations in the deserts and mountains of the Western United States. Most of my adventures are hikes to historical mines, Native American rock art sites, and anything else with some history. For me, the more remote the site is, the better. Click on the links below to come along with me on an adventure!
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There are 403 trips on this site. 32 with directions.
History Reportedly, Bill Keys dynamited a few boulders to allow cattle to gain entrance in 1921. I’m not sure if that story is true or ...Read More
It goes without saying that water is important in the desert and in Joshua Tree that is no different. A dam was built here by ...Read More
This is a shuttle hike that goes along the edge of the maze that is the Wonderland of Rocks and then drops down into Indian ...Read More
I'm a fan of arches. I don't know why but they are always fun to find. There aren't that many in Joshua Tree National Park ...Read More
Nothing historical here but this is a nice hike to a peak with great views. Getting There The trailhead for this hike is at the ...Read More
Back in 2017, I had a fun time poking around this old cabin and mine out in Nevada's Great Basin. The Culverwell was also called ...Read More
Oh, so one day, way back in the beginning of 1991, when I was just a young pup, my friend Jim and I were out ...Read More
Last Updated on May 22, 2021 by Guy Starbuck