Category Archives: truck camping hobby

Casual Gold Panning

Looking for free places to  pan for gold The book I have  is Kevin Singel’s Finding Gold in Colorado. It is supremely helpful in finding places to hunt for gold for free in Colorado. Great hints, very specific. I have … Continue reading

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Fixing and Boondocking and Panning

Tarp Fixing The old tarp was luxurious and endlessly challenging to hook up by myself.  Several times I ended up crying after it fell to the ground, again,  and I had to start over. The white tarp was full of … Continue reading

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Wandering and Reading

Loose Life of a Truck Camper I wandered around until I found a dirt road. And signs saying ” Caution: Horses”. That was a good indication for bucolic tranquility. So I went deeper into the woods, and up very rocky, … Continue reading

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Gold Prospecting on the Dolores

Hunting for gold has occupied most of the time during the last 2 weeks. The picture below shows where I start the hike to the claim. I get very nervous crossing the road to get across the guards. Coming back … Continue reading

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Maps While Wandering

Looking for the mine claim After several miles of hiking I opted for the truck. I needed the NW gps corner of the placer claim. That was the corner nearest the road. But I had only the center gps. In … Continue reading

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