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MINING AT 9000 FEET

Mining operations ceased in 1945 but this high elevation mining camp has remained in remarkable condition thanks to a group of volunteers who maintain the remaining buildings and museum for future generations to enjoy.

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HIKING MILLNER CREEK: WHITE MOUNTAINS, CA

Located 20 miles north of Bishop, CA at the base of the White Mountains, water from Millner Creek was once used to power the mining operations of the nearby Champion Spark Plug Mine.

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MONARCH BUTTERFLY GROVE: PISMO STATE BEACH

One of the best spots to witness the magnificent Monarch Butterfly is along this stretch of California’s Central Coast.

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SOYLENT ANNOYMENT

When the CEO from LA based meal-replacement startup Soylent, decided to plop a red shipping container on top of a Northeast LA hilltop that’s cherished for its open space, not everyone was welcoming.

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TUTTLE CREEK ASHRAM: EASTERN SIERRA

Located 7,600 feet high up in a glacier carved canyon in the Eastern Sierra, sits a 2,000 square-foot stone building built by a philosopher, his wife, and their followers over a twenty year period. Welcome to the Tuttle Creek Ashram.

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LITTLE/BIG CALIENTE HOT SPRINGS: LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST

Located 26 miles north of Santa Barbara, CA, Little Caliente & Big Caliente are two separate natural hot spring areas within the Los Padres National Forest.

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SAND CANYON: HIGHWAY 395

Sand Canyon (AOCE) provides sanctuary to over 100 species of birds and is the site of an historic LADWP Aqueduct Camp & swimming hole.

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TITUS CANYON: DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

Death Valley National Park’s most popular back-country road travels along 27 miles of high mountain peaks and a deep narrow gorge cut into the steep face of the Grapevine Mountains.

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TIPI LIVING IN HISTORIC CHINA RANCH

The hidden oasis near DVNP that includes a massive date farm, tipis and incredible hiking opportunities within the Amargosa River Valley.

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EAGLE CLIFF CABIN JTNP

Built inside a natural cave-like alcove of giant boulders and not found on any tourist maps, the hike to Eagle Cliff Mine and Cabin is well worth the effort.

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