Old Bits: Gold Hill Mine

A pleasant and interesting day trip for the inexperienced horse and rider is the four mile ride to the old Gold Hill Mine, located near the “T” where Whatcom, Skagit and Okanagan Counties meet. This is National Forest land, but the mine is a private mining claim. The area is …

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Old Bits: Stark’s Ark

By Dick Vander Yacht Any horseback trip to the high country is a big adventure. When you explore country that hasn’t been travelled for a quarter century, one feels like a pioneer and has twice as much fun. In the mid-sixties, I had just started taking trips into the mountains. …

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