-By Katie Harvey
Utica and Union Reservoirs are small, twin bodies of water in the California Stanislaus Forest. Continue reading
For a one month old website, these stats are amazing! Thank you to all the Post Adventure followers and visitors. May 2015 be even better.
Happy New year,
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,000 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 17 trips to carry that many people.
By Melissa P. Wilson
The Hanging Flume was a $100,000 mining project funded by wealthy out-of-state investors and built during Telluride’s gold rush, between 1889 and 1891. The flume was operated only three years following its construction and was abandoned due to an inability to turn a profit. By the time it was deserted in 1894, $1 million had been invested into the entire mining operation, which yielded a dismal $80,000 return. Continue reading
Journey back to 1906 inside the Gateway Auto Museum. Featuring the one-of-a-kind Oldsmobile F-88 concept car worth over $3 million, Gateway Auto Museum has everything from “the 1906 Cadillac Model H Coupe to the first special 2006 Chip Foose Mustang Stallion”. Continue reading
This beautiful 8-mile hike winds through some of Utah’s best (and most popular) slot canyons: Little Wild Horse and Bell Canyons. We left our BLM campsite (located up a 4×4 access wash!) and started at the trailhead at about 8am. We began the hike with other groups of people hiking along near by. When we reached the “Y” we headed up Bell Canyon to ditch the crowds as most people hike this loop up Little Wild Horse, then down Bell.
With eerie quietness, we groped along the narrow walls and scrabbled up and over boulders lodged between the walls. The faint call of Canyon Wren could be heard admits the steps of our feet atop the sand and river stone.
The trail opened up as we exited Bell Canyon and traversed an old jeep trail for a mile or so; the jeep trail connected us to a wide wash, which…
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In 1859 Willian S. Bodey discovered gold in what later became known as Bodie, California. By 1880, the town’s population grew to 10,000 people. At one point, the town of Bodie flourished with families, miners, and storeowners from all over the world. There were even reports that the town housed as many as 65 saloons. Continue reading