Yet another Death Valley trip...

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Cyclenaut, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. Cyclenaut

    Cyclenaut Been here awhile

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    I made this trip last fall, but just recently signed up for Smugmug to be able to post pics...

    I've been here several times, but never to the north end. I trailered the GS from AZ to the park, arriving about 10:30pm. Mesquite campground was full, so I ended up sleeping in the "no parking" area of Scotty's Castle. Was up at first light and found a site at Mesquite...

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    1st on the agenda was Ubehebe Crater...

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    then on to the Racetrack...

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    and Teakettle Jct..

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    windy and rough on the way to Racetrack...

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    amazing cloud formations....

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    then on to Lost Burro Mine and Hidden Valley..

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    the next day it was off to Crankshaft Crossing...

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    and over the pass....

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    to check out some old mine sites...

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  2. Cyclenaut

    Cyclenaut Been here awhile

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    The story goes, there was,at one time, water near the site...http://californiathroughmylens.com/teakettle-junction-death-valley
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