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Hopemore Mine Tour

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2921 County Road 1, Leadville, CO 80461
+1 719-486-0301
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Bob the senior miner

Bob took me by storm with his incredible presentation and field trip excursion~ What a tremendous... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2012
Craig L
Lakewood, Colorado
Unforgettable Experience

Bob Calder is one of the nicest people we have ever run across in our years of travel. As another... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2012
Asheville, NC
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2921 County Road 1, Leadville, CO 80461
+1 719-486-0301
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

Bob took me by storm with his incredible presentation and field trip excursion~ What a tremendous lifetime experience this was for me~ Talk about history and getting in touch with mother earth~ I believe Casey is the name of his employee who was also impressive...More

1  Thank Craig L
Reviewed August 21, 2012

Bob Calder is one of the nicest people we have ever run across in our years of travel. As another reviewer stated, his passion for the mining industry is contagious. The $20 entrance fee is a real value. This tour alone is one good reason...More

1  Thank luvtarheelstate
Reviewed August 20, 2012

See Ann B description below! Heck I would have paid $80.00 for this tour. Rockies game or the tour....unless you are a miner yourself,........the tour is great. One of a kind experience. Thanks Bob!

1  Thank Jim D
Reviewed August 19, 2012

So we all all know that most of Colorado is known for it mining ,on our tour we were treated like a family member. the guide was excited as we were .Nice to see he enjoys his job , he did great and we wll...More

Thank LeoO429
Reviewed August 10, 2012

This was the most incredible experience we have ever had in our many trips to Colorado. The $20 entrance fee was peanuts for the 1 1/2 - 2 hour tour of a working mine by the mine's owner, Bob Calder. As one of the previous...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed August 5, 2012

The owner, Bob Calder, is passionate about mining and sharing his love of mining and Leadville. It was an incredible experience, but if small, dark spaces scare you... You might want to skip this. The 600' ride down in the cage may get to you!...More

Reviewed August 1, 2012

This is the only place in Leadville where you can actually go underground to tour a mine. While then entrance fee might seem a little pricey ($20), the tour is defineatly worth every cent.

Thank jostuever
Reviewed July 27, 2012

If you are looking for an educational real authentic experience this is your tour. Every aspect of this tour is fantastic. A trip to Leadville for no other reason than this moment is worth your travel. That's assuming you have an interest. Thank you to...More

1  Thank callthewolfe
Reviewed July 6, 2012

We decided at the last minute to look into this tour. We called at 10:00 am and the owner stated he was full for the day, but took my umber in case he could fit us in. 30 mins later, he called me back and...More

3  Thank Tony P
Reviewed April 14, 2012

Our family which consists of adults and 2 teens, planned this mining tour, coupled with the Leadville train for a day trip from the Vail area. We found the tour very interesting which was given by the owner whose family was in the mining business...More

4  Thank KGtraveler622
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How can I find out a way to get in touch with Hopemore? Website doesn't work. Is there a phone number?
September 2, 2016|
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Response from Bonnie W | Reviewed this property |
We got info from the mining museum in town!