Wealthy Adventurer
Course

Learn to Be a Wealthy Gold Prospector in 3 Months

8 Modules 42 Lessons Intermediate

About this Course

I strongly believe that alluvial gold prospecting and mining is one of the very best ways in the world for an individual or couple to make more than $100,000 working no more than 6 months each year.

I've done it and I know dozens of people who do it too.

That said, it's not easy work. It usually requires several years of dedicated experience to reach that level.

Believe me, it's worth every minute that it takes to reach that pro level. At the end of the day, you have the ability to be totally free, visiting your favorite gold banks whenever you need to make a withdrawal!

To help ensure your speedy success, I've included a copy of my unique Adventure Biz Plan Checklist™ for Gold Prospectors and Miners. Follow the checklist directly to the gold.

Course Structure

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Introduction

Thanks for purchasing this course. It's full of tips, tricks, shortcuts and even some rare and little-known information that will help you to go "full-time" much faster than the average Gold Prospector.

Stan’s Welcome and Introduction to the Course.

Thanks for purchasing this course. I want to make sure that you succeed fast and big. Please feel free to ask questions, make comments and share your experiences in our Comment Box at the bottom of each page. I usually respond to these within 48 hours or so. The more we all share, the more we all learn.

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13 Lessons

Vital Background Knowledge and Case Studies

This section is the backbone of the course. In this Module we get into trade secrets, shortcuts and the very best ideas for getting you into some gold production on the level with which you are most comfortable.

Do you want to keep it small with sniping or a highbanker? Or, are you motivated to go big with heavy equipment and a big wash plant?

I've done it several times on all levels. These days, I prefer to detect big nuggets in ancient river channels with my wife. Big, simple & easy.

Ask me anything in the "Comments" box below.

Alluvial (Placer) Gold Prospecting

I strongly believe that alluvial gold prospecting and mining is one of the very best ways in the world for the individual or couple to make more than $100,000 working no more than 6 months each year. I know dozens of people who do it.

Gold Sniping

Sniping is a word used to describe picking up gold flakes and nuggets right off of the bedrock exposures of streams. The gold sniper is involved in recovering gold from crevices in the bedrock or from behind boulders. Sniping is about picking up gold that you can see, usually with your hands or tools like suction guns, hemostats and tweezers.

Dry Washing

Dry washers are used primarily in areas where water is not available, such as arid and desert areas. Dry washing goes back to the earliest days of gold discovery, where water was not available to separate the valuable minerals.

Black Sand Buyer

Being a black sand buyer is a great business. Literally, thousands of small gold miners throw their black sands back into the river or into the garbage. They don't realize that they're throwing away a fortune.

Gold Dredging

I have known about two-dozen people who dredge gold for a living. They work about three months of the year and each earns a net income in excess of $150,000 in that short period of time.

Ancient River Channels

I have spent more than half of my life focused on gold-bearing ancient river channels. This is one of the best ways to mine gold on a large scale with heavy equipment, as long as you find the right place.

Large Alluvial Production

One of the most exciting experiences of my life has been the extended process of discovering, testing, selling, opening a mining office, accounting & legal, exploring, drilling, and putting into production what I believe will someday become the largest alluvial gold deposit in the world. This has been more than a 25-year process altogether. It has been a huge chunk of my life.

Royalty Agreements

Royalties are a great way for you to develop a passive or residual income. You can create royalty deals on mines, intellectual property products such as my CD-ROM, Lost Treasures of the World, inventions and many other types of projects. Once you lock in a long-term royalty deal and it begins to pay, you have just achieved financial freedom. This freedom allows you to pursue your passions and work on significant projects for the rest of your life.

Stan's Gold Royalty Agreement Part 1 of 5

PART I of V

After making my exciting alluvial gold discovery in Ecuador, it took some years for me to finally find a company with the interest and resources to develop my prospect. Eventually, I was introduced to a public company president who immediately became interested in my story. We eventually negotiated a royalty structure that was to become one of my pathways to financial freedom.

Stan's Gold Royalty Agreement Part 2 of 5

PART II of V

Royalties are a great way for you to develop a passive or residual income. You can create royalty deals on mines, intellectual property products such as my CD-ROM, Lost Treasures of the World, inventions and many other types of projects. Once you lock in a long-term royalty deal and it begins to pay, you have just achieved financial freedom. This freedom allows you to pursue your passions and work on significant projects for the rest of your life.

Stan's Gold Royalty Agreement Part 3 of 5

PART III of V

This contract cost me about $8,000 by the time we signed it. I offer you a copy of it as a bonus for purchasing this course.

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3 Lessons

Gold Prospecting with a Drone

Did you know that you can use a drone for Gold Prospecting? This can save you lots of time and can help you find more gold! Want to know the insider secrets for the best ways to use your drone? Here they are...

Using Drones to Locate Potential Gold Prospecting Locations

You have probably heard people say things like “Ain’t technology wonderful?” Well, it can also be surprising. One of the most famous relatively new technological advances is the drone. UAVs can be used for all sorts of tasks, but I bet you never though of using drones to find gold. Since they are used for so many purposes, why not gold prospecting?

Fully Autonomous Drone Helps Gold Miners

Deep under the old Balkan Mountains, quite ordinary looking drones are exploring a gold mine in a most unordinary way—without a prior map, without a human pilot, without any communications. There are no beacons, no markers, and no GPS to guide them.

Drones help Yukon prospectors find new gold deposits

A gold prospector from Yukon is using unmanned aerial drones and other technologies to survey huge stretches of land for mineral deposits, and leaving less of an environmental footprint in the process.

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12 Lessons

The Best Ten US Counties for Gold Recovery

While gold has been discovered in the vast majority of the 50 states in the US, some places simply stand out as the most popular and productive. It's much easier to get gold where a lot of gold has already been recovered.

I have either visited or worked in most of these locations. When you're a real pro at finding and recovering gold, you could make a great living in any of these beautiful locations. You could work for 6 months and then take a 6 month vacation every year.

If hundreds or thousands of other miners can do well in these locations, as many of them already do, so can you! The secrets and methods of this course takes you by the hand to recover your fair share just as quickly as you can get started.

The Best Ten US Counties for Gold Recovery

The western states have produced massive amounts of placer gold since the 1848 discovery of gold at Coloma, California. Placer districts throughout the West were heavily mined almost continuously for over a century by a variety of methods.

Despite this previous activity, there is still plenty of gold to be discovered. Thousands of gold placer claims are maintained in every state, evidence that there is still gold to be discovered and in many cases is being actively mined.

Evaluating the top counties on the potential for gold discovery can be done by looking at several important factors – historical production, modern mining activity, availability of water, and land being open to prospecting. One way to evaluate all these factors at once is to simply follow the footsteps of the modern experts in this field – the miners and prospectors that are already finding gold.

1. Sierra County, California

Sierra County, California is the only county in America that has more active placer mining claims than square miles of land area. With 992 active placer claims and a land area of 962 square miles, Sierra County has a ratio of claims to land area of 1.091, the highest score in this list.

Sierra County is in what geologists call the Sierra Nevada geomorphic province, which is California's premier gold mining region. Historical placer mining in this region yielded millions in gold since the 1849 California Gold Rush, although much of this mining occurred before records were kept so the amount of placer gold taken from Sierra County is not precisely known.

What is known is that Sierra County was one of the nation's richest placer mining regions, and continues to be a prime gold prospecting location to this day.

2. Nevada County, California

With 611 active placer claims and a land area of 974 square miles, Nevada County has a ratio of claims to land area of .6273, the second highest score in this list.

3. Josephine County, Oregon

With 699 active placer claims and a land area of 1,642 square miles, Josephine County has a ratio of claims to land area of .4275, the third highest score in this list.

Josephine County is part of the Klamath Mountains province of southern Oregon. This is Oregon's oldest gold region, with initial discoveries in 1850 followed by a rush of prospectors in late 1851 and 1852.

4. Placer County, California

With 459 active placer claims and a land area of 1,502 square miles, Placer County has a ratio of claims to land area of .3056, the fourth highest score in this list.

5. Boise County, Idaho

With 547 active placer claims and a land area of 1,907 square miles, Boise County has a ratio of claims to land area of .2868, the fifth highest score in this list

6. Plumas County, California

With 704 active placer claims and a land area of 2,613 square miles, Plumas County has a ratio of claims to land area of .2694, the sixth highest score in this list.

Plumas County is the location of the Feather River and its many tributaries, one of the state's most famous placer mining rivers.

7. Yavapai County, Arizona

With 1,980 active placer claims and a land area of 8,128 square miles, Yavapai County has a ratio of claims to land area of .2436, the seventh highest score in this list.

Yavapai County is Arizona's top county for gold production. Although the largest share of this gold came as a byproduct of rich copper ores at Jerome, the county also has a long history of placer mining and has hundreds of gold lode mines.

8. Baker County, Oregon

With 551 active placer claims and a land area of 3,088 square miles, Baker County has a ratio of claims to land area of .1784, the eighth highest score in this list.

The Blue Mountains of northeast Oregon are the state's leading gold mining region, having produced approximately three-fourths of the state's gold. Much of this gold was produced from lode mines but placer mining and dredging were also significant producers in Baker County.

9. Siskiyou County, California

With 932 active placer claims and a land area of 6,347 square miles, Siskiyou County has a ratio of claims to land area of .1468, the ninth highest score in this list.

Siskiyou County is likely getting shortchanged by the methodology used in this report, as the rich river placers of the western part of the county have a very large number of claims, but the claim density is driven down by the relatively large overall size of the county. Regardless of how the math lands Siskiyou County on this list, this is an important placer mining region and should be at the top of any prospective prospector's list of potential locations.

10. Park County, Colorado

With 277 active placer claims and a land area of 2,211 square miles, Park County has a ratio of claims to land area of .1253, the tenth highest score in this list.

Last Thoughts on These 10 Counties

While not perfect, we feel that examining modern placer claim density in combination with historical mine locations and mining district histories provides important insights as to where the potential for gold discovery is most favorable for independent prospectors and hobbyists.

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5 Lessons

Most Requested FAQs for Gold Prospectors

Here are some great questions and answers to get started. Please add your own experiences, comments and questions so we can grow this Module into a profit monster!

Most Requested FAQs for Gold Prospectors

Here are 5 pages of some of the most important Questions and Answers for becoming a full-timer as quickly and as profitably as possible.

Other Important Questions…

Other Important Questions…
How to Stake Claims on Open Lands?

What About Problems With Water Rights, Water Supply, and Stream Pollution?

What About Problems With Water Rights, Water Supply, and Stream Pollution?

Even More Frequently Asked Questions

What Type of Supplies Should You Have?

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6 Lessons

Stan's Adventure Biz Plan Checklists™ for Gold Prospectors

Follow these blueprint steps carefully. Success will come quickly. Please allow me to explain further...

I have spent 45+ years trying out, testing and experimenting with every possible technique, method, strategy, technology and idea that I could find about gold prospecting and mining. For the past 35 years, I have discovered and recovered enough gold to live very comfortably.

In addition to my own smaller gold sites, I have also discovered, claimed and helped to run 3 different commercial mining operations. These all included generous salaries and royalty payments for me.

If you work on my checklists below daily, you will become successful enough to make your own independent and very comfortable living within months, NOT YEARS!

Please post your questions and comments below so I can help you with anything on these 5 pages of checklists of things to prepare and do.

Stan’s Step-by-Step Blueprint – part 1 of 6

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Stan’s Step-by-Step Blueprint – part 2 of 6 

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Stan’s Step-by-Step Blueprint – part 3 of 6

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Stan’s Step-by-Step Blueprint – part 4 of 6 

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Stan’s Step-by-Step Blueprint – part 5 of 6 

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Stan’s Step-by-Step Blueprint – part 6 of 6 

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Mega Resource Guide for Gold Prospectors

This Mega Resource Guide provides you with links to hundreds of websites that allow you to research any specific aspect of Gold Prospecting & Mining that interests you most.

If you have any questions or comments, please submit them at the bottom of this page. I am always here to help you. And if I don't have a good answer, I know how to get them fast.

Mega Resource Guide for Gold Prospectors

All the Information About Gold Prospecting, Ready for You!

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Course Conclusion

In this course I have tried to share some of my most important knowledge and experience from my own decades of roaming and mining in the Americas.

I have worked my own small operations and I have run large, commercial mines for public companies where we produced a kilo of gold per day on the average.

I am semi-retired now but still have the gold bug very strongly.

Please send me a message or question in the "Comments" box below. We would love to hear about your own experiences in the gold business.

I would love to meet you on the trail someday. If you ever get to Ecuador, let's chat,

Stan

Course Conclusion

Remember to post all of your questions and comments at the bottom of any of the pages in the course.

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