SE Oregon Rockhounding

August 2019 Armed with a Falcon’s Rockhounding Oregon guide, I set out with my Toyota Camry rental to Oregon’s SE desert in search of nature’s hidden treasures. With only 6 days to explore I mapped out nine varying locations and went searching for a mix of obsidian, various agate, petrified wood, picture stone, miscellaneous jasper, […]

Diamond in the Rough

They call it rockhounding. I’m not sure why. Perhaps like a bloodhound sniffing out the goods. Or hound like a relentless pursue, since most rockhounders are fanatics. But I think the term rockhounding is silly. I prefer rock hunting. There are different types of rock hunting, which I’ll get more into at another time. For […]