Gold Prospecting: For Better or Worse
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: If the RV’s a Rockin’, Please Come a Knockin’
March 2020 by Jon Cunningham
I learned the next day that I was not the only one that had crossed paths with a bear. Dick told us about his harrowing experience from the previous night.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Pots of Gold
Sure enough, after hiking a couple miles uphill and hacking through some brush, we found the place just as he had described it.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: A Claim to Die For
I noticed an area which I could crawl through to keep going in a straight line. I got about three feet into the pile and Bob yelled for me to stop…
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Tangling With A Desert Monster
It all occurred when Gus and I returned to a remote placer gold area where we had previously found really good gold. The problem was that it would take about an hour to walk through the desert to get to it.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: All Work and No Pay
At first we decided to see what the flat by our camp would produce where the old-timers had worked it with their Pelton wheel and dragline buckets.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Powerless
My brother Darryl and I had not had a prospecting adventure since January and we wanted to try out our new drywasher, so we decided to go for the weekend and check out some claims near Barstow…
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: Respect the Angle of Repose
If you have done any hiking in rough terrain you are well aware that going down a slope is much more difficult and dangerous than climbing it.
Gold Prospecting for Better or Worse: The First Year Is The Hardest
The catch being was that it was about 60 miles from Anchorage near Hope, and a good four or five-mile hike uphill to the claims.
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