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Playng Hide & Seek with Gold - Part 1

Lucky for us, gold can come right out of the ground in a valuable form without any special processing. In fact, you can sell raw gold for about twice the “spot” value to collectors, jewelers, and even tourists. All it takes is to hunt some of that elusive commodity, and you’re rich…right? Well…maybe. ...Read More

 

 

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Do you like to prospecting for gold, metal detecting for coins, hunting ghost towns, or other treasure hunting hobbies?

 

Your hobby is under assault!

 

Don't just sit back and let some paper-pushing bureaucrat with an environmentalist agenda close down yet another area...your area...to your hobby.

 

 

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Backpack Prospecting Ket Gold Buddy Highbanker

 

Browning Hell's Canyon Packable Rain Jacket

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CACHE! Stories of Lost and Buried Treasure and Hidden Wealth

 

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Introducing a new title on your favorite hobby!

50 stories of buried treasure and hidden wealth.

51 maps...44 aerial photographs.

Lots of information!

 

RESEARCH Area

 

Winter is here before you know it. Winter is the time to research, plan, organize and prepare for the Spring Treasure Hunting Adventures!

Garnet, Montana in Winter 

 

Old maps can be a great help in researching Treasure stories.

 

And no matter what your passion is...

Rocks & Gems..........

...........Gold & Silver

Fossils & Shells..........

..........Coins & Relics

Ghost Towns & Near Ghost Towns

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Find Lost Treasure and Gold Nuggets, Explore Ghost Towns, and use a Metal Detector to find Relics, Coins, and Other Treasures?

 


Stories of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures

 

  • $60,000 was buried by a bank robber within sight of the Kinzua Bridge, but he died before recovering it.

 

  Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

More information can be found in

Buried Treasures of the Mid-Atlantic States

Buried Treasures You Can Find

Guide to Treasure in Pennsylvania

Kinzua Bridge Cache

 


Ghost Towns

 

  • Ironton

8 miles south of Ouray

  Topographic Map of Lost Treasure and Ghost Town Locations

More information can be found in

Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns

Ghost Towns of the Colorado Rockies

Unique Ghost Towns and Mountain Spots

     

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Trivia Question

What is the "Spot Elevation"

at the indicated point on the map?

 Spot Elevation Topographic Symbol for searching for Lost Treasures, gold prospecting, metal detecting, ghost towns and ghost town hunting, and rock hounding

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Topographic Symbols used in searching for Lost Treasures, gold prospecting, metal detecting, ghost towns and ghost town hunting, and rock hounding 

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A Draw is a minor terrain feature that also starts at high ground, but is carved into the side of the hill by water and erosion. The draw can be defined as having high ground on three sides and low ground on one side. The draw runs downhill in between two fingers. The contour lines form "V's" that point uphill. Once again, notice that the V's of the draw are the same V's we talked about when discussing determining uphill and downhill using contour lines.

 

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