Re: Panamint City update

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Posted by Andrew on November 28, 2001 at 15:21:59:

In Reply to: Panamint City update posted by ezeweb on November 10, 2001 at 21:50:52:

> The Pelton water wheel, generators, Ball mills,
> aluminum tankers, all would have been long gone
> with road access. Even I was tempted to take a
> brick back from the smelter stack as a souvenir
> but the walk up, quickly discouraged me from
> putting one in my pack.

You are wrong. Road access has only been closed since May of this year. It was just about impossible to drive up alone and most groups were members of clubs and acted responsibly. Almost everyone who drove up (myself included) left things as they found them. We also packed out our trash, which many hikers do not.

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