This week on Grand Adventure we're visiting the beautiful northern Nevada desert surrounding the town of Elko. While camping waterfront at South Fork State Recreation Area we'll explore the Ruby Mountains, an abandoned tungsten mine, Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge, the ghost town of Metropolis, a high elevation glacial lake, and even soak in some positively perfect remote hot springs!
Filmed: August 23-29, 2021
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- 0:00 Intro
- 1:06 Elko
- 2:13 Harrison Pass
- 4:05 Star Mine
- 4:52 Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge
- 6:38 South Fork State Recreation Area
- 9:40 The Dyrt PRO
- 10:15 Metropolis ghost town
- 13:14 12 Mile Hot Springs
- 15:37 Angel Lake
- 17:00 Wrap-up
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- The Dyrt PRO http://thedyrt.com/promo/grandadventure90 (3 months free with promo code GRANDADVENTURE90 !)
- Explore Elko https://www.exploreelko.com/
- Lamoille Canyon https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/htnf/recreation/fishing/recarea/?recid=75383&actid=42
- Harrison Pass https://travelnevada.com/off-roading/harrison-pass/
- Star Mine https://westernmininghistory.com/mine_detail/10104031/
- Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge https://www.fws.gov/refuge/ruby_lake/
- Metropolis ghost town https://travelnevada.com/ghost-town/metropolis-ghost-town/
- 12 Mile Hot Springs https://goo.gl/maps/qaA8NgRGevPiaSVQA
- Angel Lake https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/htnf/recarea/?recid=65736
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We're based in Salt Lake City, Utah during the winter months, and invite you to come along as we travel all around the U.S. My wife Patricia and I, and dog Zoe are avid boondockers, so while you'll occasionally find us in RV parks or even dry campgrounds, we're usually camped in some of the most remote and beautiful spots that you could ever pull a travel trailer into. We've now transitioned from "long-timing" for six months a year, to living and traveling in our RV full-time.
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