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Candy
11-10-2010, 02:22 PM
So D-ass and I decided to get motivated and headed out to Carolin Mine last Sunday afternoon... it rained, then it stopped, then it started snowing higher up... Here's a few pics of our random adventure:
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I almost shat myself when we went up stairs cause its open grate stuff, you can see all the way down to the main floor... YIKES
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a certain someone was freezing his ass off because he chose to wear shorts... :dontknow:
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this is Ned, the Carolin Mine Mini Snowman, he chose to catch a ride down the mountain, and later realised he couldnt take it, he ended up jumping and getting run over
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my camera seems to hate low light picture taking...
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Anyways, that's all I got because it got dark real fast... hoping to go up there again this weekend... thanks for your time... enjoy[cheers]

Jeepnut
11-10-2010, 02:27 PM
awesome pics[36] .........boy have they ever cleaned that place up

Honky
11-10-2010, 02:48 PM
so you didn't find the mine then?

harvester_sorrow
11-10-2010, 03:53 PM
Poor Ned. Looks like snow wheeling is just around the corner.[36]

Moondog
11-10-2010, 04:06 PM
so you didn't find the mine then?

Looked like a fun day out [36]
Those doors apparently lead into the lower levels of the mines Kev not the upper ones that we have been into before. They were always locked before looks like someone forced them open.

Trailjunkie
11-10-2010, 05:14 PM
nice pics ash , no wheeling down the mine????

Candy
11-10-2010, 05:34 PM
we went to the entrance of 2 of the mines but it was really dark and our flashlights werent bright enough, the one looks like it leads upwards... it got pretty dark out pretty fast and we were by ourselves so we didnt do much more exploring after dark... theres still alot of trails that we didnt go down yet... but it was an awesome day for sure... loved hitting the snow its a nice change from all the rain... i didnt want to go into the mine when it was that dark lol, id freak out

Trailjunkie
11-10-2010, 05:53 PM
aaaahhhh i see, chicken.....jk

UU
11-10-2010, 06:07 PM
dorka would have been jealous

D-Ass
11-10-2010, 06:47 PM
dorka wouldn't have driven it ! the road went up, left, right, down and I remember a couple spots where their was a bump or two:D

raginglepricon
11-10-2010, 06:57 PM
[36] Great pics

Ironman
11-10-2010, 06:58 PM
. i didnt want to go into the mine when it was that dark lol, id freak out

you realize that light or dark outside 300' in you cant see your hand in front of your face

DIRTDIGGLER
11-10-2010, 07:10 PM
Looks like a nice place to explore.

SHITTY
11-10-2010, 09:08 PM
kool pics. looks like a good day of exploring.

MacGyver
11-11-2010, 12:20 AM
dorka wouldn't have driven it ! the road went up, left, right, down and I remember a couple spots where their was a bump or two:D A Bump, do you need 40's and lockers to get over those? :D

atoyot
11-11-2010, 09:53 AM
looks like u 2 had fun ...nice shots...

Candy
11-12-2010, 04:10 PM
you realize that light or dark outside 300' in you cant see your hand in front of your face

i realised that as i walked in the entrance...

Metal Mulisha
11-12-2010, 05:21 PM
Nice Shorts.

D-Ass
11-12-2010, 07:57 PM
Nice Shorts.

takes one to know one[cheers]

ktowner351
11-15-2010, 12:08 PM
the whole blurrly pictures and low light.. you have to stand as still as possible just as if you were trying to aim with a rifle

mudball
11-16-2010, 04:38 PM
Great shots I have been wantin to get up there hopefully soon

kootenaycat
11-16-2010, 07:51 PM
Thanks for posting the pics, I'm making the trip down next year when the snow is gone for sure!

offroadordrift
11-16-2010, 07:56 PM
is that by hope?

T.O.
11-16-2010, 08:04 PM
is that by hope?
It's beyond Hope... :D