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Backpacking Death Valley

Chuck Gebhardt

Backpacking Death Valley

a hiker"s guide

by Chuck Gebhardt

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Published by C. Gebhardt in San Jose, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Hiking -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Backpacking -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Desert survival.,
    • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Chuck Gebhardt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.D42 G42 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 92 p. :
      Number of Pages92
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3195366M
      ISBN 100960141022
      LC Control Number83081945
      OCLC/WorldCa16088133


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Backpacking Death Valley by Chuck Gebhardt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hiking Death Valley National Park: A Guide to the Park’s Greatest Hiking Adventures - This book includes detailed information about 57 of the best day hikes and extended backpacking trips in Death Valley.

It includes GPS coordinates for the trailheads, mile-by-mile directional cues, rich narratives, and beautiful photographs. MAPS AND INFORMATION-- (1) A good source of Backpacking Death Valley book for backpacking this route can be found within the pages of Michel Digonnet's "Hiking Western Death Valley" (his 2nd book) on pages There are good maps and mileage info within those pages.

(2) There is a special informational handout on the Surprise Canyon to Panamint City backpacking route which you can sometimes pick. A few years ago we took a trip to Death Valley in the spring thinking that it Backpacking Death Valley book be a good way to get in some hiking while the Sierra was under snow, and it would also give us a chance to see one of the largest US national parks at a time when the temperatures were conducive to hiking and exploring rather than sitting and sweating.

Some Death Valley backpacking trips - like Telescope Peak - are good into late spring and early fall. Many Death Valley hiking trails are at their prime in winter months, December through February, when many of the United States' best hiking vacation destinations are buried in deep snow, making Death Valley a truly spectacular winter destination!Author: Scott Cundy.

And that's where the backpacking trip up Wingate Wash comes in. Wingate Wash is a historic route into and out of Death Valley that makes for a memorable day backpacking trip.

Because of the sheer distances involved and the fact that you need to bring all of your own water, this trip is best done in the Winter months when there are cooler. Books on Death Valley Death Valley National Park is a very interesting place as it happens to be the hottest, lowest and driest place in North America.

This is a list for books which talk about this place - fiction or non-fiction. I'd spend an extra day or two after 3 or so days backpacking just to explore death valley.

This would be my first desert backpacking trip, though I have some experience backpacking in the sierra. basically taking any advice, suggestions, and interested in hearing about your own trips into DV. I'll refine my questions as the thread progresses.

Hiking Surprise Canyon in Death Valley By Jenna Blough, author of Moon Death Valley National Park A good hike through Surprise Canyon averages about four hours, traveling distances between to miles round-trip depending on your route.

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 websiterun by Steve Hall (who suggested the Panamint City backpacking trip to me), which describes and has photos of dozens of hikes and.

Buy a cheap copy of Backpacking Death Valley book by Chuck Gebhardt. Second Edition ISBN Covers, Spine, Pages, all NEW Free shipping over $ Backpacking Death Valley's Cottonwood Canyon/Marble Canyon Loop Posted by Gareth Lintt | Waking up at 3AM in San Diego on the cusp of Memorial Day weekend, my girlfriend and I embarked on what would surely be a trying adventure in Death Valley National Park.

There is a limited amount of information regarding Cottonwood-Marble. Saying the words Wildrose Canyon elicits a sense of the mythical, perhaps even the magical, camping experience.

Its namesake, Wildrose Campground, resides in this poetically named canyon, near the impressive Panamint Range, near the southwestern edge of Death Valley National Park%().

And Ranger Meth was no exception – in fact he was my favorite type of Ranger – knowledgeable, friendly, and outright hilarious.

He let us know that our outlandish plan to “backpack Death Valley” was an actual possibility, due to certain rules like “You can camp anywhere as long as you’re at least 2 miles from a road”. 52 Hikes all hiking A16 A16 Employee Adventure Banff Mayan Ruins A16 National Park Road Team Adventure Day adventure travel camping All event EVENT ALL PCT Pacific Crest Trail events recipe antarctica backpacking utah bigfoot sasquatch careers career jobs job caving challenge climbing cowles death valley Climb Smart abackpacker-s-swapmeet.

Backpacking Death Valley NP. Marble-Cottonwood (side slot) lollipop loop NovI'm planning to go back to Death Valley during Spring Break and can't wait to see all the crazy geology there Michel Digonnet is an outstanding guidebook author.

I recommend both DVNP books and his Mojave Preserve book too. hikeer Member. Joined Nov. I prefer camping at Death Valley in the winter. The daytime temperatures are mild and nice. Although it can get very cold at night, even dropping into the teens, it’s easy to prepare for that.

For the occasional rainy day, you want to make sure yo. Death Valley Excursions is a locally owned and operated tour company, built on the concept that life is a journey and not a destination and that every experience should be as unique and personalized as possible.

We customize every tour based on your unique interests and abilities. From hiking, to backpacking, and sightseeing tours/5(). Categories Gear, Gear Lists, The Hiking Life Blog, Trails Tags Death Valley, Lowest to Highest Trail, Mount Whitney, Thru-hiking, ultralight backpacking In a Nutshell The Hiking Life is a compilation of tips and advice on trip planning, lightweight backpacking techniques, and improving your wilderness skill set.

Entering Death Valley National Park by way of Panamint Springs is probably the most desolate route into the park. The closest accommodations will be in Lone Pine on US Use Google Maps to see just how limited your accommodation choices are.

- Explore clevelandc88's board "Backpacking" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Backpacking, Death valley and Death valley national park pins. Proposed north DV loop coming in North Pass and exiting Eureka Valley Rd. March Is this route passable? by hisdudeness48» Tue am. The best time to go to Death Valley is typically the “off season” for other parks – winter – meaning it’s a wonderful option for outdoorsy families looking to escape the snow and go on a road trip!

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