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Steve Burris
Articles by Steve Burris
Ganes Creek After The Flood

Doug told me that there had been a 100-year flood that took place in October of 2013 and it washed out part of the mile-long landing strip. It also washed a large, wide gully down below and above the camp.

October 2014 (Vol. 84, No. 2)
Revisiting an Old Mine in Idaho Reaps Rewards

Our research indicated this whole area had been claimed by Newmont mining company for several years, but when the price of gold dropped they let the claims expire, and we confirmed this with the local BLM office.

April 2012 (Vol. 81, No. 8)
Picks & Pans: Miner Finds Heart of Gold

We started planning for this trip last year, after we left Ganes Creek, Alaska, and headed back to civilization. I found 4.75 ounces of very nice nuggets and the group had a total of 47.47 ounces  for the week.

August 2004 (Vol. 73, No. 12)