QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
What is the LDMA? The LDMA was formed with the
purpose of purchasing deeded, patented mining properties for use by its members, and their families.
What makes the LDMA different from other prospecting clubs?
Private Property! The LDMA is the only prospecting association that owns private, deeded mining properties.
Can I camp on the properties and how long can I stay?
Yes, LDMA properties are open for camping and you can stay for up to six months.
Are there any Facilities? Yes, several of the LDMA
properties have restrooms, showers, dump stations and water. The Stanton, Arizona Camp even has electrical hook-ups. Improvements
are now beginning on several more camps.
Can I take my family with me? Yes, the LDMA Membership
is a family membership.
Do I need to renew each year? No, the LDMA Membership
is a lifetime membership.
Is the LMDA membership transferable? Yes, You can transfer
or will it to your kids, grand kids or anyone you wish.
Do I still need to renew my GPAA membership each year?
No, with the LDMA lifetime membership you maintain a lifetime GPAA membership (not GPAA Gold Life) which includes the Gold
Prospector Magazine, the GPAA Mining Guide and the Pick and Shovel Gazette for life!
Where are the Properties? The LDMA now has 14 deeded
properties in 9 states including California, Oregon, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and
Is the LDMA going to purchase any more properties? Absolutely
YES! In fact, the LDMA has just embarked on an aggressive property acquisition program which should yield several new properties
over the coming months.
How stable is the LDMA? Will it be around for my children?
The LDMA has always operated on an old-fashioned “pay-as-you-go” philosophy. Nearly all of our properties are
paid for, that’s stability!
All RV/Camping clubs similar to LDMA have maintenance
fees that always seem to increase. Does the LDMA have these fees and do they increase? Yes, LDMA does have a maintenance
fee but, it is among the lowest fee of any camping/RV club. The fee never increases, it stays at the same rate as when you
first purchased your membership.