Summer 2019 mini-trips Field Trip webpage

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Rules, Safety, & Insurance:

Extra rules, perhaps, for some of the sites - will publish as need be.

 

For the Bancroft mini trip June 22-23, we have some extra “rules”.

- Schickler & Desmont Mines require that you fill out a permission form.

- This also is a pay-to-guide trip of $10 per person.

- Even though all the “east of Bancroft” sites are crown land, it is expected that you will follow good safety practices. Thanks.

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Please ensure that you read this document - it is very important that you are an ethical rockhounder. Thank you.

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Even though Bancroft is not considered “super remote”, we’re visiting some hard-to-get to sites. Therefore, knowing the GPS co-ordinates are critical if there is an emergency. Thank you.

Geology Info and what you can find:

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Maps & Navigation:

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Description automatically generated  general map, Day 1 map, Day 2 map for Bancroft mini trip June 22-23

Pictures:

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Please don’t hesitate to send Ashley pictures (and some sort of captions) - particularly, your most favourite & awesome pictures. Thanks

 

Ashley’s email - please click on the envelope. Thanks.  

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First of 3 mini trips planned for the summer of 2019

 

Next will be Madoc  area

- likely to be weekend of July 27th & 28th

& quite exploratory at some abandoned mines.

 

Next, hopefully we’ll then do Sherman Mine, Cobalt, Gowgonda in August.

Bring bug spray - particularly for the deer flies

- bring netting for your hats.

We will likely be bombarded.

Please bring sun tan stuff as well.