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    Default Bolivia

    Originally posted by Chuck Austin

    : I was interested if anyone knows anything about
    : "Bolivia" a ghost town east of Lovelock, Nv.
    : I was mt biking thru on 10-18-98 and it looked
    : interesting. its pretty far up in the hills,
    : just west of Dixie Valley.
    : any info would be great
    : thanks
    : Chuck


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    Default Re: Bolivia

    Originally posted by Digger Bob

    : : I was interested if anyone knows anything about
    : : "Bolivia" a ghost town east of Lovelock, Nv.
    : : I was mt biking thru on 10-18-98 and it looked
    : : interesting. its pretty far up in the hills,
    : : just west of Dixie Valley.
    : : any info would be great
    : : thanks
    : : Chuck

    : Hi Chuck,
    : My partner and I walked into it 2 years ago. Very narrow, beautiful canyon to get in. Several buildings still standing and various mining debris. My parner went back this last year with his wife and the canyon had changed considerably since our last visit due to flash flooding but the town is still there. Park near the power plant and walk in. Take your camera. It's about a two mile walk in. We think you may be able to get from the opposite side of the range through Coal Canyon but it's much further. We may try that way next summer. There is info on it in Stanley Pahers clssic book.


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    Default Re: Bolivia

    Originally posted by Chuck Austin

    : : : I was interested if anyone knows anything about
    : : : "Bolivia" a ghost town east of Lovelock, Nv.
    : : : I was mt biking thru on 10-18-98 and it looked
    : : : interesting. its pretty far up in the hills,
    : : : just west of Dixie Valley.
    : : : any info would be great
    : : : thanks
    : : : Chuck

    : : Hi Chuck,
    : : My partner and I walked into it 2 years ago. Very narrow, beautiful canyon to get in. Several buildings still standing and various mining debris. My parner went back this last year with his wife and the canyon had changed considerably since our last visit due to flash flooding but the town is still there. Park near the power plant and walk in. Take your camera. It's about a two mile walk in. We think you may be able to get from the opposite side of the range through Coal Canyon but it's much further. We may try that way next summer. There is info on it in Stanley Pahers clssic book.

    : We rode our mountain bikes up that canyon, pretty
    : much thru the creek. And rode back out over the top
    : (west)down thru kitten springs. The road was pretty
    : good the other direction.
    : Do you know any info on the town?
    : thanks,
    : Chuck


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    Default Re: Bolivia

    Originally posted by Digger Bob

    : : : : I was interested if anyone knows anything about
    : : : : "Bolivia" a ghost town east of Lovelock, Nv.
    : : : : I was mt biking thru on 10-18-98 and it looked
    : : : : interesting. its pretty far up in the hills,
    : : : : just west of Dixie Valley.
    : : : : any info would be great
    : : : : thanks
    : : : : Chuck

    : : : Hi Chuck,
    : : : My partner and I walked into it 2 years ago. Very narrow, beautiful canyon to get in. Several buildings still standing and various mining debris. My parner went back this last year with his wife and the canyon had changed considerably since our last visit due to flash flooding but the town is still there. Park near the power plant and walk in. Take your camera. It's about a two mile walk in. We think you may be able to get from the opposite side of the range through Coal Canyon but it's much further. We may try that way next summer. There is info on it in Stanley Pahers clssic book.

    : : We rode our mountain bikes up that canyon, pretty
    : : much thru the creek. And rode back out over the top
    : : (west)down thru kitten springs. The road was pretty
    : : good the other direction.
    : : Do you know any info on the town?
    : : thanks,
    : : Chuck

    : All I know about it is what's in Stans book. E mail me and I can write it out and send it to you.


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