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by DavidW
Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Ghost Towns & Mining Camps
Topic: Defense Mine Conditions
Replies: 3
Views: 5690

Re: Defense Mine Conditions

Planning on heading to Defense Mine this March. I was wondering if anyone has payed a visit recently? Curious to know how the roads are. I'll have a stocked 4x4 Tacoma with Rear locks, I'm not looking to go crazy with pushing my PU limit....but I do want to get up there. How difficult is the road? ...
by DavidW
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Ghost Towns & Mining Camps
Topic: Keane Wonder Mine area closed
Replies: 21
Views: 24996

Re: Keane Wonder Mine area closed

I have been going to death valley a long time, and would love to see it open again since I have never been there. I'm all for safety, but I feel they close too many places down, or fix them up to make them safer. When I go out there, I want to see how things were. If I want to go into a mine, I shou...
by DavidW
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Death Valley Backcountry
Topic: former site of Georges cabin / Last Chance range
Replies: 7
Views: 4987

We might be heading up there on our next trip on the weekend of November 10th 2017. If we do, I'll post a report here.
by DavidW
Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Death Valley Backcountry
Topic: anyone been up Echo Canyon lately?
Replies: 15
Views: 11485

Did the road past into mine and up the dry falls couple years ago. I had a Tacoma 4x4 and used the locking rear differential to get up with no problem. My friend in his '99 Cherokee didn't have locking rear differential and took awhile to get up it after stacking rocks in the right places. Fun littl...