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There was a motorcycle rally in town so we only got to do the Rail ride. The volunteer conductor was excellent. I felt the cost was a bit much but it was a really informative ride. Beautiful country getting there.
Three months ago we pre booked a tour for our family reunion group. We arrived excited to have a tour and began signing their paperwork. At this moment most of the adult men in our group left to use the public bathroom located across the...More
Outstanding two and a half hour tour from the brief safety video to the "hands-on" of how to identify the different types of gold ore. Our guide (Robin Nelson) explained everything in sufficient detail... but not so technical that it was boring. The small tour...More
Totally different than the Molly Kathleen, this is basically an open gravel pit that covers the entire top of a mountain. Nowhere near as fun as the MK, it is nevertheless very educational and well worth the price. I agree that most young people would...More
If you are at all interested in mining, gold and how the gold rush in Colorado started this is the tour for you. Children need to be of an age where this would be of interest or other wise they detract from the guilds description....More
Excellent if you are into learning and observing how current pit mining for gold takes place. Impressive massive operation with huge equipment used to move and grind a mountain and subsequently chemically remove gold from the ground rocks. Not an attraction for ecotourists or small...More
Warning! You need to make advanced reservations, which I did not. Fortunately for me, someone who had reservations didn't make it so I was able to get a seat at the last moment. The tour is provided by CC&V mine personnel who, I believe, donate...More