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by Death Valley Dazed
Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: November Visit
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Re: November Visit

Some of the spots are even better to photograph with people in them to get a little perspective. Agreed and this is precisely why I love the zooming in on the elderly man hiking down the southwest face of the Manly Beacon in the video - perspective on several levels. Photographing visitor's reactio...
by Death Valley Dazed
Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Death Valley Environment
Topic: Ok you chickens, time to strip down at the hot springs!
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Ok you chickens, time to strip down at the hot springs!

Sure am wishing I was a wealthy and skilled bush pilot right now so I could take advantage of this remote spot in Death Valley. The drive out there really is fun though. I've been there from Hunter Mountain, Inyo Mountains, and Lippincott Pass but not from Eureka through Steele Pass. That's on the b...
by Death Valley Dazed
Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Hot drive from Lone Pine to Death Valley Labor Day
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Re: Hot drive from Lone Pine to Death Valley Labor Day

mercury shooting out of the top of the long glass thermometer :) Well, MojaveGeek please don't rule this out completely because I understand that the display in front of the VC is connected to the official thermometer somewhere in the back of the VC. So who knows, maybe there is now a toxic spill o...
by Death Valley Dazed
Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Lower King Midas & over north ridge into Keane Wonder
Replies: 5
Views: 672

Re: Lower King Midas & over north ridge into Keane Wonder

I would love to hear how someone with more hiking experience views that last 200 yards. For me, it was far more than I would ever take on knowingly but I managed it! Wow, thanks for that detailed description of the area. I don't like to ever feel scared when hiking and scrambling but it does still ...
by Death Valley Dazed
Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Hot drive from Lone Pine to Death Valley Labor Day
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Hot drive from Lone Pine to Death Valley Labor Day

Labor Day Weekend 2019 drive from Lone Pine, California into the 120-degree heat of Death Valley National Park. Views of The Panamint Valley, Mesquite Sand Dunes at sunrise along with scenes around the Visitors Center. where it was so hot that the thermometer broke!

by Death Valley Dazed
Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ashford & Desert Hound Peaks
Replies: 5
Views: 845

Steve Hall adds perspective

Steve Hall happened to view this video about four days ago and added this comment so I hope it helps clarify things. "Nice video, DV Dazed. I really appreciate all your excellent exploration. Just note that Scotty's Canyon actually turns north at Timpapah Spring (see topo map), so you were actually ...
by Death Valley Dazed
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: November Visit
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Another spot for sunset photography

Besides those excellent notes from MojaveGeek you might consider hiking halfway up Golden Canyon, taking a short side route up the north face from which you not only get stunning views of a Panamint Range sunset to the west but the easterly cascading light descending over the Red Catherdral, the Man...
by Death Valley Dazed
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Toted my telescope atop Telescope Peak
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Re: Toted my telescope atop Telescope Peak

Trailhound, thanks for the valuable history lesson and for posting the old map. I love those vintage maps.
by Death Valley Dazed
Sun Oct 13, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ashford & Desert Hound Peaks
Replies: 5
Views: 845

Re: Ashford & Desert Hound Peaks

John, I had the same questions about the spring and am still not exactly sure how to answer them. I'd like to return to the area and hike up Scotty's Canyon to find the spring and check out the huge dryfall from below. Then I might be able to make better sense of the area. There seemed to be a varie...
by Death Valley Dazed
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: August 17-24: White-Whitney-10460 (and, oh yeah, Bald)
Replies: 26
Views: 1583

Re: August 17-24: White-Whitney-10460 (and, oh yeah, Bald)

Brian, thanks again for taking the time to post these really cool images. Now I've really got my bearings!
by Death Valley Dazed
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: August 17-24: White-Whitney-10460 (and, oh yeah, Bald)
Replies: 26
Views: 1583

Re: August 17-24: White-Whitney-10460 (and, oh yeah, Bald)

San Gorgonio can be seen both from Whitney (190 miles) and from Telescope (143 miles). Brian, thanks so much for this tip. I wish I knew this before I summited Whitney and Telescope five years ago for the first time. On top of Whitney I never dreamed San Gorgonio could be visible because the air wa...
by Death Valley Dazed
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Toted my telescope atop Telescope Peak
Replies: 3
Views: 433

Toted my telescope atop Telescope Peak

I may be the first and dumbest person to ever pack a real telescope to the summit of Telescope Peak. I got this hairbrained idea about a year ago so this past Labor Day Weekend I made it happen. The peak was supposedly named Telescope because of a visitor "needing to use a telescope to the see the p...
by Death Valley Dazed
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Death-Valley.net Information
Topic: Can't access new PM's
Replies: 6
Views: 891

Re: Can't access new PM's

Kauri wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:16 am
It's fixed for me now, thank you!
FYI and for what it's worth - I've not experienced any PM problems and they are currently working just fine.
by Death Valley Dazed
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: May 10-20, 2019: Ballarat -> Butte Valley -> Panamint Pass loop, plus day hikes
Replies: 53
Views: 6019

Re: May 10-20, 2019: Ballarat -> Butte Valley -> Panamint Pass loop, plus day hikes

wbdeford wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:06 pm
On a clear day
I'll use the excuse it was gray, cloudy and rainy for my missing your spot. :) I hope to get it right the next time.
by Death Valley Dazed
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: May 10-20, 2019: Ballarat -> Butte Valley -> Panamint Pass loop, plus day hikes
Replies: 53
Views: 6019

Re: May 10-20, 2019: Ballarat -> Butte Valley -> Panamint Pass loop, plus day hikes

I want to be able to see them as long as I can see." I still go back once in a while during the winter and review my video collection. Sure brings back those wonderful memories. BTW I was on top of Telescope Peak over Labor Day (cold and rainy) and I was disappointed at my inability to spot that Ma...