The Ghosts of Elko County
Welcome to the fourth-largest county in the entire nation. Elko County is home to the Ruby Mountains—one of Nevada’s most prized ranges—and some of the largest gold mines in the world. Many flock to this corner of the state for verdant alpine vistas, hearty Basque cuisine, top-notch gaming, and a dose of cowboy culture.
Getting Away from It All
Traffic jams, smog, lines, crowds, the DMV, cellphones, deadlines, alarm clocks…when will it all stop? It stops when you say it stops. Through the chaos of everyday life that many of us experience, serenity never ceases to whisper in our ear. In fact, when dealing with life’s sometimes-less-than-ideal aspects mentioned above, nature’s constant calling may increase in volume to a violent roar, signaling the time to retreat to the state’s rural recesses for some rest, relaxation, recreation, and recuperation.
Journey To Jarbidge
JOURNEY TO JARBIDGE One of Nevada’s more unique mining camps holds a past as colorful as the scenery that surrounds it. BY ERIC CACHINERO | MARCH/APRIL 2014 Many Nevada towns owe their origins to a prospector, a pickaxe, and the discovery of gold. Though these elements are certainly entwined in its roots, the story of Jarbidge […]
Camping… Rural Nevada Style
Camping… Rural Nevada Style BY NEVADA MAGAZINE We don’t know about you, but when we’re camping, we want to feel like we’re camping. We don’t want a lot of neighbors, and we surely don’t want to be bothered by our smart phones. We want isolation. We want peace. In Nevada, we have just that. Summer […]
Gravel in Our Travel
Gravel in Our Travel Dirt roads abound in Nevada’s vast wide-open expanses. BY CHARLIE JOHNSTON As Nevada Magazine’s adventuring duo for more than five years, Editor Matthew B. Brown and I have covered more miles crisscrossing the Silver State in search of stories and photographs than either of us can rightly recall. Tens of thousands […]