Death Valley Jeep Trails- Roger Mitchell 1969

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Death Valley Jeep Trails- Roger Mitchell 1969

Post by dave2 » Sat Apr 07, 2012 12:01 am

The last trail in the book is Goler, where I found this interesting passage...

"During the past year these isolated retreats have been inhabited by a small band of 'hippies', doing whatever hippies do."

Charles Manson is going before the parole board for the 12th time next week.

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Post by ETAV8R » Sun Dec 16, 2012 12:28 pm

Very cool find.
Of course newer versions lack that type of historical relevance.

One of the best accounts of Manson's activities I have read to date is in Emmett Harder's book "These Canyons Are Full Of Ghosts". Very good read on the history of the area.

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Post by geonuc » Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:33 pm

Hah! I have that book (really not much more than a pamphlet) and hadn't noticed that passage.

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These canyons are full of Ghosts

Post by Like to Hike » Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:27 pm

I love that book! We actually found the Peter B. Kine Secret camp he talks about. Hillside is pretty steep. It got late and I chickened out before I found the mine. It is supposed to be pretty close but no luck.

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