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Topo Mapping

Topo Mapping

Understand­ing how to read a topo map is very important to finding the claim areas listed in the mining guide and is an invaluable tool for understanding how gold may have moved on the claim sites, allowing you to prospect more efficiently and get the gold quicker!

Monday, July 27, 2020   •   Views: (922)

Ask Kevin (GPM July/August 2020)

Ask Kevin (GPM July/August 2020)

Members turn to Kevin for some common questions and not-so complicated answers.

Sunday, July 26, 2020   •   Views: (895)

Where's the Gold: Prospecting with a Metal Detector

Where's the Gold: Prospecting with a Metal Detector

Monday, June 1, 2020   •   Views: (1767)

Quarantined and still prospecting

Quarantined and still prospecting

Thursday, April 23, 2020   •   Views: (2180)

Horse Sense, Mining Thursday, and Responsible Habits Of A High-Risk Prospector Still Doing What They Love

Horse Sense, Mining Thursday, and Responsible Habits Of A High-Risk Prospector Still Doing What They Love

For many years I have one day a week pursued my passion for mining. “Mining Thursday” has become a mainstay in my routine and has become both an emotional and monetary fulfilling activity. All this despite having a physical condition - a chronic lung condition and asthma, which puts me in the high risk category according to the CDC. And while I understand that I would most likely not survive a bout with COVID-19, I choose to continue to mine and enjoy the outdoor adventure, and choose to do it responsibly as I have been for many years.

 

I have decided to create a mining trip “habit”, something that you can share with your trusted mining partners, spouses and children. It has three basic parts – preparation, sanitation and working together despite physical space limitations.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020   •   Views: (2375)

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