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Snow on Telescope Peak viewed from Trona Pinnacles

Trona Pinnacles

If you think the surreal sculptured spires of the Trona Pinnacles look like something right out of Star Trek – ...
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Inyo Mine ghost town structure

Ghost town at Inyo Mine

Ghost towns from the booms and busts of gold, silver, and assorted mineral mines are scattered all through Death Valley ...
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Old mine steam boiler

Jail Canyon – 4×4 to miner’s cabin and gold mine in Death Valley

Jail Canyon is a worthy day trip as well as an interesting place to camp. The ghost town of Ballarat ...
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Explore the Minnietta cabin's mining history

Explore the Minnietta cabin’s mining history

The desert mountain ranges going into Death Valley contain many canyons where old mine shafts, cabins, mill sites and various ...
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Shadows of the past at the Manson hideout

Shadows of the past at the Manson hideout

Tucked into a remote corner of the Goler Wash in Death Valley, is the Barker Ranch, infamous for once being ...
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Death Valley itinerary and menu

Death Valley itinerary and menu

Part of the fun of planning your trip is getting out a good map and choosing where you want to ...
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Desert sunset behind the Sierras

Handy tips for 4×4 camping in Death Valley

Here is my short list of important tips to help make your trip more of a fun adventure than an ...
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Do you want to find those special sweet spots in the backcountry away from noisy traffic and campgrounds?

I’ve researched and put together a FREE list of my favorite apps and map links to make your next camp out the remote retreat your wild heart longs for.

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