Several people have asked about doing this outing again in 2017
We are currently looking to set this up. Let us know if you would like to attend with us.
Brought to you by
North East Illinois Gold Prospectors.
When: February 2017
Where: Rich Hill (Staton), Arizona
Cost: $150 (100 for just the weekend)
Down payment Due:
Final payment Due:
What should I bring? Long Pants, Hiking Boots or sturdy Shoes, Light gloves, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat.
What type of equipment will we be using? High-bankers, Dry washer, and Metal detectors.
Is there a river on the claim? No. Water will be on site in drums that you can use.
Can I bring my own equipment? Yes
Are we doing a common dig? If you want to, Yes. We are looking to set up in groups of 2 to 6 per high banker.
Are we doing shifts for the common dig? We will set up groups for the common dig. You set up when and how long you want to dig for.
Do we have a hotel with a deal? Not yet. We first need to know how many are going. Here is a list of 3 that are near.
1)Sierra Vista motel: 22675 Route 71 Congress AZ, 85332 (About 60 per night) does not include breakfast
2)Super 8: 1021 North Tegner Wickenburg AZ (About 50 per night) 13.5 miles away
3)Best Western Rancho Grande 293 E. Wickenburg Way Wickenburg AZ ( about 70 per night) 15 miles away
Can we metal detect? Yes.
Are all meals included? No. Working on getting a catering service for lunch and dinners.
What about transportation? Not included. We are going to try to set up groups of people so that we can help keep the cost low for everyone.