Exploring

Hello, I’m Guy Starbuck. I love exploring the deserts and mountains of the Western United States. Most of my adventures are to old mines and Native American rock art sites; the more remote, the better. Below is a list of my recent trips.

Recent Trips

394 trips

Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley
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 ...
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Barker Dam

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 ...
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Boy Scout Trail

Boy Scout Trail
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 ...
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Window Rock

Window Rock
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 ...
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Chaparrosa Peak

Chaparrosa Peak
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 ...
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Culverwell Mine

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 ...
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Stuck on Soda Lake

Stuck on Soda Lake
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 ...
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Last Updated on August 10, 2020 by Guy Starbuck