I Explore Abandoned Mine Ruins

I Explore Abandoned Mine Ruins

I explore a bit around the Silverton area and find some amazing mine ruins that lead to even more mine ruins and tell you a brief history of the area.

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Gear I use for backpacking and filming is mostly purchased from craigslist boulder and thrift stores. I shop in these areas for outdoor gear because the people in this area update their gear every year and have good money, so I try to find last years gear for cheap in areas like this.

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  1. John Terry on May 25, 2023 at 4:15 pm

    Hello From TX. Will definitely get up there to check it out sometime next year. Thank you so much for the info and continued adventures. I love the content! Take care brother

  2. SilverDog5280 on May 25, 2023 at 4:18 pm

    Great story!

  3. jsherman385 on May 25, 2023 at 4:19 pm

    Yes! Great history lesson…..when men were men! There is a book by John Marshall and Zeke Zanoni about mining the Silverton area and the San Juan mountains. Thanks for sharing the video

  4. Charlene Newby on May 25, 2023 at 4:29 pm

    Thanks for an incredible vicarious hiking experience & a fascinating history lesson. Great drone footage well edited with the insertion of historical photos. I never cease to marvel at those intrepid, tireless, ambitious early Colorado settlers & entrepreneurs.

  5. Jeff Clarke on May 25, 2023 at 4:47 pm

    Great history lesson. How do you not have more subscribers? Awesome content.

  6. Caleb Lovell on May 25, 2023 at 4:58 pm

    Amazing story. Love hearing about places like this. Thanks!

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