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THE MINES OF LAS FLORES CANYON

Exploring the mines & water tunnels of Las Flores Canyon above Altadena, CA.    

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FRAZIER MOUNTAIN FIRE LOOKOUT [ABANDONED]

The tower, a boxy wooden structure with peeling Army green paint, was built in 1936. Today it sits abandoned, a former shell of itself on top of Frazier Mountain.      

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LA MINING: ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST

You can still find some amazing artifacts from LA’s mining days if you know where to look.

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MT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST

Scenic fall hiking in the Great Pacific Northwest.        

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TILIKUM CROSSING

Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People is the newest span to cross the Willamette River in Portland, OR      

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BIG HORN MINE [EXTERIOR]

Perched nearly 7000 feet up on the rugged eastern face of Mount Baden-Powell and overlooking the historic East Fork of the San Gabriel River, sits one of Southern California’s largest abandoned mines.      

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INSIDE BIG HORN MINE

Inside one of Southern California’s largest abandoned mines.    

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NIKE MISSILE SITE LA-09

LA-09 constitutes one of the five Nike missile sites built in the 1950s in Angeles National Forest. While there’s not much left of the site itself, it’s a fun hike that offers up amazing views and two summits: San Gabriel […]

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DONNER PASS TUNNELS

This hike has all my favorite things: abandoned tunnels, [sh]Arts, nature and lots of incredible history.        

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BUMPASS HELL: LASSEN VOLCANIC NATIONAL PARK

Located in Lassen Volcanic National Park, Bumpass Hell is 16 acres of boiling springs, mud pots, hissing steam vents and roaring fumaroles. Now that’s my kind of hell.      

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