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Dolly Varden Silver | 3 Rigs, 30,000 Meter Drill Program on the Kitsault Valley Project

Dolly Varden Silver Corporation is a mineral exploration company focused on advancing its 100% held Kitsault Valley Project located in the Golden Triangle of British Columbia, Canada, 25kms by road to deep tide water. The 163 sq. km. project hosts the high-grade silver and gold resources of Dolly Varden and Homestake Ridge along with the past producing Dolly Varden and Torbrit silver mines.

It is considered to be prospective for hosting further precious metal deposits, being on the same structural and stratigraphic belts that host numerous other, on-trend, high-grade deposits, such as Eskay Creek and Brucejack. The project also contains the Big Bulk property which is prospective for porphyry and skarn style copper and gold mineralization, similar to other such deposits in the region (Red Mountain, KSM, Red Chris).

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Advancing one of the largest high-grade, undeveloped precious metal assets in BC’s Golden Triangle

Dolly Varden is a silver and gold exploration company focused on advancing it’s 100% held Kitsault Valley Project located in the southern tip of BC’s Golden Triangle. The project was formed by combining the Dolly Varden and Homestake Ridge projects on February 25, 2022.

Dolly Varden Resource:

The Dolly Varden comprises the 88 sq. km southern half of the Company’s 163 sq. km. Kitsault Valley project located in the Golden Triangle of Northwest British Columbia. It features a high-grade 100% silver resource. It includes four known precious metal deposits: Wolf, North Star, Dolly Varden and Torbrit.

Homestake Ridge Resources:

Homestake Ridge comprises the 75 sq. km. northern half of the Company’s 163 sq. km. Kitsault Valley project located in the Golden Triangle of Northwest British Columbia and features a high-grade gold and silver resource. It includes three known precious metal deposits: Homestake Main, Homestake Silver and South Reef. More than 90,000 metres in 275 holes have been drilled at Homestake Ridge forming a resource of high-grade gold and silver (along with copper and lead).

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Dolly Varden Silver Mobilizes Three Drill Rigs to Commence an Initial 30,000 Meters of Resource Expansion, Upgrade and Exploration Drilling

VANCOUVER, BC, May 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Dolly Varden Silver Corporation (TSXV: DV) (OTC: DOLLF) (the “Company” or “Dolly Varden“) is pleased to announce the initiation of field activities on its Kitsault Valley Project, located near tidewater in northwest British Columbia. Objectives of the 2022 Program include: upgrade current Inferred Mineral Resources to Measured and Indicated classification, expand known deposits and to discover new silver and gold mineralization along the Kitsault Valley trend of multiple deposits and historic mines.

Shawn Khunkhun, President and CEO comments, “With a robust $25 million treasury, a discovery-focused technical team and a target-rich environment, 2022 is setting up to be an historic year for Dolly Varden Silver. With strategic and technical input from our supportive corporate shareholder: Hecla Mining, it is our goal to make new silver and gold discoveries as well as to dramatically grow and upgrade resource at our current deposits, setting the Company up to be the next development Project in the Golden Triangle.”

Three diamond drill rigs are being mobilized by barge to the village of Alice Arm to complete an initial 99 drill holes Program totaling 30,000 meters along the Kitsault Valley Trend. Camp expansion and infrastructure upgrades are underway to accommodate our expanded exploration team, with a significant contingent of team members of the Nisga’a Nation.

Dolly Varden’s Kitsault Valley Project currently hosts Indicated Resources of 34.7 million ounces of silver and 166 thousand ounces of gold with additional Inferred Resources of 29.3 million ounces of silver and 817 thousand ounces of gold within multiple outcropping deposits in the 163 square kilometer Property. Resource upgrade and expansion drilling will begin at the Torbrit silver deposit, initially targeting step-outs at the Wolf Mine and between the Torbrit and North Star silver Deposits.

In late spring, drilling will commence at the Homestake Main and Homestake Silver deposits with the purpose of expanding mineralization along strike and down-dip as well upgrading current Inferred Resources.

Through integration of excellent detailed geological mapping integrated with innovative geochemical, geophysical and remote sensing methods, Dolly Varden’s strong technical team has identified new greenfield target areas along the Kitsault Valley trend. Additional surface mapping and sampling coupled with IP geophysical surveys will help refine drill targets to be tested during the 2022 Program. Twenty exploration targets have been initially identified, eight of which have been classified as Priority 1.

Figure 1 recently consolidated Kitsault Valley Project with Exploration potential between known deposits (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)
Figure 1 recently consolidated Kitsault Valley Project with Exploration potential between known deposits (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)
Figure 2 Homestake Ridge Deposits long section with infill and resource expansion project pierce points (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)
Figure 2 Homestake Ridge Deposits long section with infill and resource expansion project pierce points (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)

About Dolly Varden Silver Corporation

Dolly Varden Silver Corporation is a mineral exploration company focused on advancing its 100% held Kitsault Valley Project (which combines the Dolly Varden Project and the Homestake Ridge Project) located in the Golden Triangle of British Columbia, Canada, 25kms by road to tide water. The 163 sq. km. project hosts the high-grade silver and gold resources of Dolly Varden and Homestake Ridge along with the past producing Dolly Varden and Torbrit silver mines. It is considered to be prospective for hosting further precious metal deposits, being on the same structural and stratigraphic belts that host numerous other, on-trend, high-grade deposits, such as Eskay Creek and Brucejack. The Kitsault Valley Project also contains the Big Bulk property which is prospective for porphyry and skarn style copper and gold mineralization, similar to other such deposits in the region (Red Mountain, KSM, Red Chris).

Forward Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements or forward-looking information under applicable Canadian securities legislation that may not be based on historical fact, including, without limitation, statements containing the words “believe”, “may”, “plan”, “will”, “estimate”, “continue”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “expect”, “potential”, and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of Dolly Varden to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Forward looking statements or information in this release relates to, among other things, completion of the Offering, TSX Venture Exchange approval of the Offering, the use of proceeds with respect to the Offerings, the results of previous field work and programs and the continued operations of the current exploration program, interpretation of the nature of the mineralization at the project and that that the mineralization on the project is similar to Eskay and Brucejack, results of the mineral resource estimate on the project, the potential to grow the project, the potential to expand the mineralization and our beliefs about the unexplored portion of the property.

These forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs and assume, among other things, the ability of the Company to successfully pursue its current development plans, that future sources of funding will be available to the company, that relevant commodity prices will remain at levels that are economically viable for the Company and that the Company will receive relevant permits in a timely manner in order to enable its operations, but given the uncertainties, assumptions and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements or information. The Company disclaims any obligation to update, or to publicly announce, any such statements, events or developments except as required by law.

For additional information on risks and uncertainties, see the Company’s most recently filed annual management discussion & analysis (“MD&A“) and management information circular dated January 21, 2022 (the “Circular“), both of which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The risk factors identified in the MD&A and the Circular are not intended to represent a complete list of factors that could affect the Company.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX-V) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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Dolly Varden Silver Intersects 1,532 g/t Silver over 1.22 Meters at Wolf Vein, 94 Meters Down Dip

VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Dolly Varden Silver Corporation (“Dolly Varden” or the “Company“) (TSXV: DV) (OTC: DOLLF), is pleased to announce drill results from regional exploration and reconnaissance drilling at its 100%-owned Dolly Varden Project located near tidewater in northwestern British Columbia, with particularly encouraging results from the Wolf Vein, as well as the identification of large, new porphyry related copper-gold system.

At the Wolf Deposit, drill hole DV21-273 tested the southwest projection of the Wolf Vein, 94m down plunge from the current Mineral Resources, intersecting 1,532 g/t Ag, 0.44 g/t Au, 2.11 % Pb and 1.07% Zn over 1.22m core length within a brecciated sulphide-rich quartz vein hosted within a broader pyrite stockwork breccia zone of 17.50m averaging 214 g/t Ag and 0.47% Pb. The current NI 43-101 Mineral Resource Estimate hosts 3.83 million ounces of silver at 296 g/t in the Indicated category at Wolf. It is located approximately two kilometers northwest of the 25.0 million ounces of silver in the Indicated Category and additional 10.5 million ounces of silver in the Inferred category at Dolly Varden’s Torbrit Deposit.

In other regional exploration drilling, Dolly Varden’s technical team is highly encouraged by long intervals of stockwork quartz with strongly anomalous gold (>100 ppb) over wide intervals (up to 303 meters) along with silver and copper at the Western Gold Belt Area. Hosted within early Jurassic volcanic rocks, this style of stockwork and alteration is analogous to numerous alkalic gold-copper deposits and mines in British Columbia. The Company plans appropriate geophysical surveys for porphyry-style mineralization and subsequent follow-up drilling in this area.

“This high-grade silver intercept at Wolf demonstrates the excellent exploration and resource expansion potential on the Property. The next phase of exploration drilling will prioritize connecting our historic mines and current deposits of the Dolly Varden Trend with the deposits at Homestake 5.4km to the northwest along the Kitsault Valley Trend that comprise the recently announced proposed acquisition from Fury Gold Mines,” said Shawn Khunkhun, CEO of Dolly Varden Silver. “Additionally, the strong indicator of porphyry related gold-copper-silver style indicators potentially the most significant exploration breakthrough on the Property in years”.

A total of 10,506m in 31 diamond drill holes were completed at Dolly Varden during the 2021 field season. Results have been received for 10 holes that tested five regional exploration targets on the Property including the Wolf Vein extension and Western Gold-Copper Belt. Assays will be announced in the near future for the 21 holes completed at the high-grade Torbrit and Kitsol Silver Deposits. The 21 near-Resource holes were drilled as part of a two phase program with the objective of expanding Resources as well as upgrading current Inferred Resources to Measured and Indicated Classification.

The 2021 drilling at Dolly Varden initiated the Company’s two-year strategy to aggressively expand and upgrade the Torbrit Silver Deposit and multiple satellite zones with the objective of advancing Dolly Varden to be the next high-grade silver mine in British Columbia.

Hole IDFrom
(m)
To
(m)
Length
(m)
Ag (g/t)Au (g/t)Pb (%)Zn (%)
DV21-273302.00319.5017.502140.470.06
including303.18304.401.2215320.442.111.07
including311.85315.803.953280.120.520.83
*true width is estimated at 85% of core length, using angle to core from oriented core data.

Table 1: Wolf Extension Exploration drilling results

Hole DV21-273 is also significant as it tested the prospective Hazelton volcanic rock that underlies the sedimentary units of the Upper Hazelton for the Wolf Vein extension. Discovering that the strong potassic alteration associated with silver mineralization within the volcanogenic Torbrit Deposit continues beneath the sediment suggests that the mineralizing system continues to the west of the 4.5 km long surface alteration anomaly. This opens up exploration potential of the entire bottom of the Kitsault valley north of Wolf towards the Property boundary and onto Homestake Ridge.

Figure 1: Wolf Vein DV21-273 section, looking northeast (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)
Figure 1: Wolf Vein DV21-273 section, looking northeast (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)

“Intercepting silver mineralization associated with potassic alteration in the older volcanic rocks underneath the sediment package within the fold axis of a regional syncline gives our team further reason to drill test several geophysical anomalies identified along the northerly trend towards the deposits at Homestake Ridge”, explained Rob van Egmond, Chief Geologist for Dolly Varden Silver.

Wolf is the northernmost deposit that comprises the current Mineral Resources at the Dolly Varden Project. Modelling of the epithermal vein style deposit indicates a stepped vein system, offset by steep faults. The hanging wall of the deposit has strong barium signature and the veins contain barite and quartz. There are historic underground drifts at Wolf but no historic production was reported.

Figure 2: Wolf Vein Core from DV21-273 at 312m depth showing pyrite matrix breccia within quartz breccia (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)
Figure 2: Wolf Vein Core from DV21-273 at 312m depth showing pyrite matrix breccia within quartz breccia (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)
Figure 3: Location Map (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)
Figure 3: Location Map (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)

Western Gold-Copper Belt

On the Western side of the Kitsault Valley, three holes (DV21-267, 268 and 269) tested the Red Point target with structures related to a gold in soil anomaly within the southern end of the Western Gold belt quartz, sericite, pyrite (QSP) alteration zone. Drilling intercepted wide zones of stockwork veins with strongly anomalous gold, silver and copper mineralization within Hazelton volcanic rocks. Proximal to intrusive rocks, this wide zone mineralization is analogous to other alkalic copper-gold porphyry related systems in British Columbia. In the Golden Triangle, these deposits include KSM, Treaty Creek, Saddle (GT Gold), Red Chris and Snowfield.

This Western Gold Belt is located on the west side of the Kitsault valley and trends from near the Dolly Varden Mine northward for several kilometers towards Homestake Ridge. Intrusive-related QSP alteration is associated with zones of increased silica stockwork and multi-phased breccias with pyritic matrix. This style of alteration, mineralization and brecciation is also common at other higher grade deposits in the Golden Triangle, including Homestake Ridge and Ascot’s past-producing Premier and Big Missouri mines, as well as Goliath Resource’s recent discoveries west of Dolly Varden. Results are as follows:

Hole IDFrom
(m)
To
(m)
Length
(m)
Au
(g/t)
Ag
(g/t)
Cu
(%)
DV21-2671.55170.10168.550.13
DV21-26726.0026.650.650.3513
including79.0080.001.001.1524
including81.8083.001.200.9550.07
including168.00170.102.100.33100.41
DV21-2682.36186.80184.440.17
including66.0072.006.000.576
and192.06192.560.501280.94
DV21-2692.6585.0082.350.17
DV21-269127.00430.00303.000.15
including289.00290.121.121.1
including316.00317.001.001.12
*true width has not been determined as there is insufficient drilling to model the orientation of the broad mineralization and alteration zone

Table 2: Red Point – Combination, Western Gold Belt results

Figure 4: DV21-267, 268 and 269 section looking north (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)
Figure 4: DV21-267, 268 and 269 section looking north (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)
Figure 5: DV21-267 Gold bearing quartz stockwork and breccia veins (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)
Figure 5: DV21-267 Gold bearing quartz stockwork and breccia veins (CNW Group/Dolly Varden Silver Corp.)

Medallion

Three holes were completed at the Medallion Prospect (DV21-264, 265 and 266) located at the southern end of the Project. Historic trenches and small adits explored narrow zones of veining within weakly altered volcanic rocks hosting silver, copper lead and zinc mineralization. No significant results were returned.

Syndicate

Diamond drill holes DV21-270 and 271 were drilled from the same setup as Medallion to test the Syndicate Target. A near-surface vein in DV21-270 returned 126 g/t Ag and 1.31 g/t Au over a core length of 1.10m.

TargetHole IDFromToCore Length
(m)
Ag (g/t)Au (g/t)
SyndicateDV21-27052.453.51.101261.31
SyndicateDV21-271No significant results
*true width has been estimated at between 80% to 90% of core length based on limited drilling for geometry modelling

Table 3: Syndicate results

Silver Horde

One drill hole tested the potassic alteration zone at Silver Horde, approximately 900m north of Wolf. It was collared in sediment cap rocks to test the volcanic units down plunge of previously encouraging drill results. Hole DV21-272 intersected two zones where diffuse sheeted veinlets were found carrying dark silver sulphosalts. The structure returned 9.0 meters core length averaging 126.7 g/t Ag within the volcanic host, plunging towards the axis of the valley syncline.

TargetHole IDFromToCore Length (m)Ag (g/t)
Silver HordeDV21-27241509.0126.75
including4142.51.5256
Silver HordeDV21-272202.52030.5249
*true width has not been determined as there is insufficient drilling to model the orientation of the diffuse sheeted veins

Table 4: Silver Horde results

Hole IDAreaEasting
NAD 83
Northing
NAD 83
Elevation
(m)
AzimuthDipDepth
DV21-264Medallion4671816168686514210-50203
DV21-265Medallion4671996168813457193-46341
DV21-266Medallion4672206169100444193-50501
DV21-267Red Point466637617247673556-50356
DV21-268Red Point466637617247673556-75425
DV21-269Red Point4666376172476735236-50430
DV21-270Syndicate466196617672145380-47493
DV21-271Syndicate466196617672145380-80107
DV21-272Silver Horde466760617456237755-50365
DV21-273Wolf4670936173630387120-55449

Table 5: Exploration portion of 2021 program: drill hole location data

Quality Assurance and Quality Control

The Company adheres to CIM Best Practices Guidelines for exploration related activities conducted on its Project. Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) procedures are overseen by the Qualified Person.

Dolly Varden QA/QC protocols are maintained through the insertion of certified reference material (standards), blanks and field duplicates within the sample stream. Drill core is cut in-half with a diamond saw, with one-half placed in sealed bags and shipped to the laboratory and the other half retained on site. Third party laboratory checks on 5% of the samples are carried out as well. Chain of custody is maintained from the drill to the submittal into the laboratory preparation facility.

Analytical testing was performed by ALS Canada Ltd. in North Vancouver, British Columbia. The entire sample is crushed and a 500 gram split is pulverized to minus 200mesh. Multi-element analyses were determined by Inductively–Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) for 48 elements following a 4-acid digestion process. High grade silver testing was determined by Fire Assay with either an atomic absorption, or a gravimetric finish, depending on grade range. Au is determined by Fire Assay on a 30g split.

Qualified Person

Rob van Egmond, P.Geo., Chief Geologist for Dolly Varden Silver, the “Qualified Person” as defined by NI43-101 has reviewed, validated and approved the scientific and technical information contained in this news release and supervises the ongoing exploration program at the Dolly Varden Project.

About Dolly Varden Silver Corporation

Dolly Varden Silver Corporation is a mineral exploration company focused on exploration in northwestern British Columbia. The Dolly Varden Project consists of the namesake Dolly Varden silver property that hosts a unique pure silver mineral resource as well as the nearby Big Bulk copper-gold porphyry property. The Dolly Varden Project is considered to be highly prospective for hosting high-grade precious metal deposits, since it comprises the same structural and stratigraphic setting that host numerous other high-grade deposits (Eskay Creek, Brucejack).

Dolly Varden has recently entered into an agreement with Fury Gold Mines to acquire the Homestake Ridge Project adjacent to the current Dolly Varden property to consolidate the Kitsault Valley Gold-Silver mineralization trend into one large, high-grade precious metals project with further exploration upside potential. The Big Bulk property is prospective for porphyry and skarn style copper and gold mineralization similar to other such deposits in the region (Red Mountain, KSM, Red Chris).

Forward Looking Statements

This release may contain forward-looking statements or forward-looking information under applicable Canadian securities legislation that may not be based on historical fact, including, without limitation, statements containing the words “believe”, “may”, “plan”, “will”, “estimate”, “continue”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “expect”, “potential” and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of Dolly Varden to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Forward looking statements or information relates to, among other things, completion of the Offering, Exchange approval of the Offering, the use of proceeds with respect to the Offerings, the results of previous field work and programs and the continued operations of the current exploration program, interpretation of the nature of the mineralization at the project and that that the mineralization on the project is similar to Eskay and Brucejack, results of the mineral resource estimate on the project, the potential to grow the project, the potential to expand the mineralization, the planning for further exploration work, the ability to de-risk the potential exploration targets, and our beliefs about the unexplored portion of the property. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs but given the uncertainties, assumptions and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements or information. The Company disclaims any obligation to update, or to publicly announce, any such statements, events or developments except as required by law.

For additional information on risks and uncertainties, see the Company’s most recently filed annual management discussion & analysis (“MD&A”), which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The risk factors identified in the MD&A are not intended to represent a complete list of factors that could affect the Company.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX-V) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

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Dolly Varden Silver | We Are a Pure Silver Play with 44 Mill Oz. at 300 G/T


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Shawn Khunkhun the CEO of Dolly Varden Silver Corp. sits down with Maurice Jackson of Proven and Probable on the companies most comprehensive interview to date! With a rising silver price this interview is a must-watch If you are investing in silver or silver stacking! We will begin with a brief company introduction and then Shawn will discuss the genesis of DV followed by taking us the genetic and exploration model. Dolly Varden bosts a 44 Million Ounce Indicated Resource at 300 Grams Per Ton in the Golden Triangle of British Columbia. The company is a region that to date has discovered up to 1 Billion Ounces of Silver. Dolly Varden just completed a Flow-through Private Placement to $7,000,000 and has $0 Debt! In addition, Dolly Varden is coming off yet another successful drill campaign that has the Market’s attention. To find out why, right here!
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