Death Valley Tracks??

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - West & PNW' started by pigpen, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. pigpen

    pigpen Gone Riding

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    A couple of us are headed to Death Valley in a few weeks. Yehaw!! Been D/S'ing for years by map. I'm a noob w/ a GPS. My 60csx just arrived and I'm loading city nav and west 1/24 topo.
    What I'm looking for are legal tracks off the beaten path, single track, etc. connected by the listed roads in the Park or just outside. Thanks in advance if some one has some!
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  2. mcnut

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    One reason no one has responded may be this subject has been well covered. Look a little deeper or search and you should find lots of info.

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  3. Countdown

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    I have tracks for just about every road.

    See my file in Private Libraries on GPSXchange.com
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  4. pigpen

    pigpen Gone Riding

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    Yes thanks for the responses. I did not know how to go about "getting tracks" maybe I should have disclosed that bit of info. As you know the search engine in advrider sucks. looked there, got way too much info, nothing on tracks Thought I would ask here as I just took the GPS out of the box and started loading maps, nooobie on the gps. Countdown, thanks I'll look on gpsxchange, thanks for the info. I have ridden all of the roads in DV just not Trails if there are any. Feeler for info!!! I'll search elsewhere:baldy
    THanks,
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  5. mcnut

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    Kind of depends on how you define "roads" and how you define "trails".

    DV being a National Park is very restrictive. There are a number of unpaved roads with are suitable for Subaru's/SUVs/rental cars and then there are a number that are 4X4 jeep/ modded jeep stuff.
    There is nothing open to just ATV's or bikes. No off road travel.

    To the best of my knowledge the same can be said for the adjacent areas. When you get closer to 395 (Lone Pine) there are a few single track options but still pretty limited.

    Bruce
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  6. pigpen

    pigpen Gone Riding

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    Bruce,
    Yeah, I know the place is very restricted! The roads I've ridden. That's why I was looking for more of the beaten path stuff in and around the park. I have found some of what I'm looking for. Thank you for your input, every little bit helps!!!
    Later,
    PIGPEN
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  7. Countdown

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    Only thing that is not SUV family road is Echo Cyn, Chloride Cliff, little bit in Greenwater area, Deadman pass, some stuff near Hunter Mt & Lippencott and Steel Pass.
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  8. mcnut

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    And Mengel Pass.
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  9. pigpen

    pigpen Gone Riding

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    Thanks guys,
    Leaving today for Death Valley! finally got all the info in the Garmin! I'll prolly ride 2 loops per day out of stovepipe wells and put together my tracks,loops and waypoints. I appreciate the info!
    Later,
    PIGPEN
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  10. Countdown

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    Did you check DV road report? Hunter, south, & north passes are all blocked by snow. I am going scouting Sunday for my 3/27-28 ride.
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  11. Cpt. Ron

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    Ran into Pigpen and his gang this weekend. They're going to be there for the whole week, so I'm sure we'll see a report once they get back. I hope they have fun.
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    I rode to Hunter Mt. from Scotty's on Sunday. No way to get through.
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  13. Stovebolt

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    Anybody heard from Pigpen? He should have been back by now.....

    Stovey
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