Venture into the Nevada outback and visit a long-abandoned mining camp. During the lecture, explore the techniques and challenges involved in outdoor investigations, safety concerns when wandering around historic sites and how to find good outdoor locations for ghost hunting. Discuss equipment from thermal imaging and digital recordings to environmental measures. Learn how to mitigate false positives from wind, noise and weather conditions. On Saturday, caravan in your own vehicle to Seven Troughs in Pershing County. Seven Troughs boomed with the gold rush of 1907 when it boasted a population of 350 people. By 1918, most people had left. Several buildings remain today.