What is it, and/or where is it?

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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by MojaveGeek » Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:14 pm

Image shows up fine for me. I've not seen this but could easily believe somewhere in the Greenwater Valley with drainage to the west (like Gold Valley, but I have not been in there).

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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by Candace_66 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:32 am

The old rock building is about three miles up Virgin Spring Canyon from the trailhead parking area.

There are other old rock structures there but the one in the photo is the best one. They are shown as "ruins" on the topo map.

Digonnet talks about this site in the Virgin Spring Canyon chapter of "Hiking Death Valley."

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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by MojaveGeek » Sat Feb 24, 2018 7:28 pm

Damn, I've been there. Just didn't recognize it! Long long time ago, probably 20 years ago.

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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by Candace_66 » Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:46 pm

Here's one I bet no one will figure out! :biggrin: :twisted: This site is in the Park, but where?

ImageIMGP1144 by Candace66, on Flickr

ImageIMGP1113 by Candace66, on Flickr

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Two guesses

Post by Death Valley Dazed » Wed Mar 28, 2018 10:23 am

1. Immediately north of the Visitors Center at Furnace Creek
2. 18th hole of Furnace Creek Golf Course :)

I actually hope someone can surprise Candace_66 with the correct answer.
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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by Candace_66 » Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:42 pm

Nope x 2 !! :D

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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by D.A. Wright » Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:52 pm

Kind of looks like Loretto, where the Big Pine-Death Valley road enters Eureka Valley on the western side. Or near the 1980s era milling facility north of that road, which processed ores from the Nikkolaus-Eureka mine.
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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by Candace_66 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:15 pm

Nope, it is not up there, it is farther SE.

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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by D.A. Wright » Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:28 pm

Skookum? Ubehebe?
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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by MojaveGeek » Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:30 pm

I don't know it. But thanks for keeping this thread alive, Candace. You've been all over the place!

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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by Candace_66 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:07 pm

None of the guesses were correct. (BTW, Skookum is one place I've never been but it seems intriguing!)

The pics were taken at an unnamed (at least on the topo) site near Indian Pass. It's on this map snippet, in the lower right corner where it says "prospects." I included a large snippet to give you an idea where it is.

I hiked to it (and beyond) via the north-south dirt road that runs directly to it. The road is now closed at the Park boundary/state line.

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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by Candace_66 » Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:44 pm

Another brain teaser! :twisted:

I took these pics from a bypass trail. This spring is in the Park, have you seen it?


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Guessing

Post by Death Valley Dazed » Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:00 pm

Johnson Canyon heading towards Hungry Bills?
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Re: Guessing

Post by Candace_66 » Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:14 am

Death Valley Dazed wrote:
Sat Apr 14, 2018 10:00 pm
Johnson Canyon heading towards Hungry Bills?
Good guess, but nope!

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Re: What is it, and/or where is it?

Post by D.A. Wright » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:15 pm

Cottonwood Canyon east of Hunter Mountain?
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