4 edition of Hiking western Death Valley National Park found in the catalog.
Hiking western Death Valley National Park
Michel J. F. Digonnet
Includes bibliographical references (p. 529-532) and indexes.
|LC Classifications||GV199.42.D42 D54 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 554 p. :|
|Number of Pages||554|
|LC Control Number||2008911829|
Located in Death Valley, this small salt pond is more than feet below sea level, making it the lowest point in North America. Certificate of Excellence. Badwater Rd., 19 mi south of Furnace Creek, Death Valley National Park, CA +1 Improve /5(K). Guidebook/Website Hiking Western Death Valley National Park, by Michel Digonnet, $, available for purchase at the park’s Furnace Creek visitor center. I also recommend the excellent website , run by Steve Hall (who suggested the Panamint City backpacking trip to me), which describes and has photos of dozens of hikes and.
For the most part, it’s best to avoid hiking Death Valley in the hotter months. If you insist, a good warm-weather option is Telescope Peak, the park’s high point at 11, feet. Bed down at. Death Valley National Park literally has endless opportunities for hiking. There are not many maintained trails within the park, but you really don't need them. While park visitors and native wildlife maintain some of the trails, most of the hiking is cross-country.
There are nine separate Death Valley camping facilities as well as inns and resorts that are able to accommodate the over , visitors that come to Death Valley National Park each year. Natural history, hiking and biking tours are available as well as many . Mt. Perry is an excellent hike option in Death Valley National Park. This article highlights one family's adventure to the famed summit, leaving from Dante's View. The total hike is roughly 9 miles and the temperatures at this elevation are much cooler than other areas of the park, making it an excellent choice.
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Western Death Valley is my favorite part of the park and surrounding areas. This follow up to the authors first volume has much more information about the western side. If you're planning on hiking or exploring any part of the areas covered by this book do not hesitate to pick it up/5(21).
Hiking Death Valley National Park describes fifty-seven hikes that will lead you to scenic spots within the park, including salt flats, canyons, mining sites, springs, and towering sand dunes. Armed with plenty of water, a good hat, and a desire to explore, you are all set for an adventure that will inspire you to visit again and again/5(9).
Hiking Western Death Valley National Park: Panamint, Saline and Eureka Valleys by Michel Digonnet. This book provides a closer look at the trails on the west side (the best side) of the park. This book provides a closer look at the trails on the west side (the best side) of the s: Hiking Western Death Valley National Park book.
Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lost between the rugged High Sierras and s /5. Hiking Western Death Valley National Park.
A hiking and four-wheeling paradise. Lost between the rugged High Sierras and sunbaked Death Valley, bypassed by most visitors on their way somewhere else, this sumptuous alignment of low desert valleys trapped between mountains reaching o feet is a little-known paradise waiting to be discovered.
What are the directions to drive to Death Valley National Park - California Highwaythe Badwater Road, The Scotty's Castle Road, and paved roads to Dante's View and Wildrose provide access to the major scenic viewpoints and historic points of interest.- More than miles of unpaved and 4-wheel drive roads provide access to wilderness.
Death Valley—the largest national park in the contiguous United States—is 93 percent untrammeled wilderness, making it Hiking western Death Valley National Park book paradise for hikers and nature enthusiasts. Discover narrow canyons, vast dune fields, ancient lava flows, high alpine forests, scenic mountains, and.
Death Valley National Park is the largest national park in the lower 48 states. This is two separate treks into two distinct mountain areas of the park. On each trip segment, we’ll backpack two or three miles from a remote dirt road and set up a base camp.
From camp, we’ll day-hike and explore the high desert mountains and colorful canyons. The best hikes in Death Valley National Park will make you wonder why you ever wanted to go out in the heat. This massive park — the largest in the lower 48 — follows mile long Death Valley through blistering California desert.
Whether you’re planning on backpacking the grueling Death Valley Traverse or just want to peak at its top trails, prepare for a trek unlike any other. A land of extremes, Death Valley National Park is home to a great diversity of life and scenery. Although this park is known for the steady drought and record summer heat in its below-sea-level basin, visitors can also find towering peaks covered in winter snow, lush oases that are a refuge for local wildlife and tiny fish, and vast fields of wildflowers that bloom after a rare rainstorm.
At million acres, Death Valley is the largest national park south of Alaska. And like that state, it’s still a frontier. Humans haven’t yet plumbed all its passageways—just last year, canyoneers in the Grapevine Mountains discovered foot-high Moonlight Bridge. SAVE. See Tripadvisor's Death Valley National Park, Inyo County hotel deals and special prices on 21 hotels all in one spot.
Find the perfect hotel within your budget with reviews from real travelers. A Death Valley hiking tour takes you to the best highlights of this amazing national park, where you can get up close and personal and discover the magic for yourself. Our Death Valley backpacking trips take you deep into the backcountry, where you soak up incredible solitude, drink from unlikely oases, and explore remote : Scott Cundy.
Backpacking in Death Valley National can be challenging, but the opportunities for experiencing solitude, sweeping vistas, dark night skies and awesome geology abound within the three million acres of designated are few established trails in the park, but hikers can follow canyon bottoms, open desert washes, alluvial fans and abandoned dirt roads to get around.
This is the Death Valley National Park entry in the extensive Falcon Guides series. When looking for a hiking guide book of a park, we generally look for the Falcon Guide first.
With few exceptions, they are very good at what they do, and we like to have a consistent format to get used to. Get this from a library. Hiking western Death Valley National Park: Panamint, Saline, and Eureka Valley. [Michel J F Digonnet]. Arrive into Las Vegas, Nevada by am today.
From the McCarran Airport, transfer on your own to rendezvous with your fellow travelers and guides at a nearby hotel. The group will meet at 10am and then transfer three hours to our hotel in Death Valley National Park.5/5(27). The Paperback of the Hiking Western Death Valley National Park: Panamint, Saline, and Eureka Valleys by Michel Digonnet at Barnes & Noble.
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Explore Death Valley National Park holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. Yet closer inspection reveals that in Death Valley nature is putting on a truly spectacular show: singing sand dunes, water-sculpted canyons, boulders moving across the desert floor, extinct volcanic craters, palm-shaded oases, stark mountains rising to.
READ BOOK Hiking Western Death Valley National Park: Panamint, Saline, and Eureka Valleys FULL.Hiking Telescope Peak, Death Valley’s Highest Point By Jenna Blough, author of Moon Death Valley National Park Telescope Peak presides over Death Valley’s vast salt flats, a rocky, snow-capped beacon for much of the year even while the desert below is scorching.Straddling the border of California and Nevada, Death Valley National Park is the lowest point in America.
It’s a land of colorful rocks, salt flats, and sand dunes – but also pine forests, wildflower fields, and snow-dusted mountain peaks (in winter).
These extremes are what makes Death Valley such an .