Archive of posts about central Colorado mining districts
We explore two high-altitude abandoned silver mines and meet some high-altitude critters. Interesting artifacts and stellar views reward our drive.
See what life was like for 1800s miners and their families at the South Park City museum and Buckskin Cemetery, plus a view from the North London Mine.
We explore the ruins of the Pennsylvania Mine, travel down the precipitous but gorgeous Webster Pass and check out some other gulches with the 4Runner.
A little tour around the quirky town of Guffey, home to an astounding collection of stuff, notable for both its quantity and variety.
Some more Colorado history, the fate of once-prominent towns and more lovely scenic 4x4 routes in Summit County.