FIELD TRIPS

Mountain Ridge

Upcoming Trip

DREGS Summer 2022 FIELD TRIPS
Late June: Cross-Caribou Project, Nederland, CO

 

July 8th: Detroit City Project at the Sweet Home mine, Alma, Colorado. 

A field trip to this underground rhodochrosite mineral specimen mine will be held at 10AM on Friday, July 8th. The tour is limited to ten people.

 

Contact: LJ Karr to reserve your spot. Limited to 10 persons.

Please provide your name/phone/email. 

2020

DREGS' 2020 Fall Field Trip took place on September 22, 2020, visiting the Central City Mining District.

Field Trip Leader: Steve Zahony

(Below) Jim Paschis chips vein at a hydrated copper oxide-encrusted pyritic gold vein of the Clay County Mine (courtesy of Roger Newell).

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2018

DREGS' 2018 Fall Field Trip to Gold Hill and Spring Field Trip to the Copper King porphyry copper deposit and Sunrise mine site in Wyoming.

Field Trip Leader: Steve Zahony

(Below) Several pictures of the group at Sunrise mine site (courtesy of Steve Zahony and Dr. Zhaoshan Chang).

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2019

DREGS' 2019 Spring Field Trip to the Paradox Basin and Colorado Plateau.

Field Trip Leader: Steve Zahony

(Below) Paradox Valley and the Dolores River (photo credit: Mark Iverson).

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2015

DREGS' 2015 Spring Field Trip to Canon City and the Hardscrabble District of Silver Cliff, CO.

Field Trip Leader: Steve Zahony

(Below) Royal Gorge and Canon City, CO (photo credit: Wikimedia Commons).

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