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CERRO GORDO GHOST TOWN: THE MINE THAT BUILT LA

The “Fat Hill” in the Inyo Mountains that helped build Los Angeles.    

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GOLD TO GHOST: RANDSBURG, CA

You’ll find lots of history and charm in this Mojave Desert living ghost town.      

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STRAYNGER RANGER: TOP 12 VIDEOS OF 2017

We went BIG with video in 2017. Out of the 83 original videos that we made over the past year, these are the Top 12 of 2017.

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STRAYNGER RANGER: TOP 10 POSTS OF 2017

Reviewing where we’ve been, where we’re going and counting down the top 10 most popular posts of the year.

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GHOST MINE: EASTERN SIERRA NEVADA

Sitting at an elevation of 8000 feet in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, this ghost mine operated from 1909 to 1938.

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RETURN TO ROBERTS RANCH: WHITE MOUNTAINS, CA

It’s been 30 years since I last visited the old mining cabin my family and I used to stay in while hunting in the White Mountains.  

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SALT CREEK HILLS ACEC: A GREAT SIDE TRIP ON THE WAY TO DVNP

This oasis at the southeastern tip of Death Valley is rich with history of the Old Spanish Trail, Mormon mines and what is believed to be the oldest standing structure in the Mojave Desert.  

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LAWS RAILROAD MUSEUM & HISTORIC SITE: BISHOP, CA

The rich history of Owens Valley and the Eastern Sierra is preserved at this former railroad station & settlement outside of Bishop, CA.      

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UNDERGROUND 2016

This annual 3-day event allows explorers of all skill levels access to miles of underground mines that were once some of the most profitable in the Death Valley region.   

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STRAYNGER RANGER: ONE YEAR, NO FEAR

What a long stRAyNGE trip it’s been. A look back at Straynger Ranger’s first year and what to expect in the future.

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