Need Death Valley update

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Popey, Oct 12, 2004.

  1. Popey

    Popey Nutter

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    I'm headed there next week with a small group and would welcome anyone's feedback. Anyone been since the flooding in August? I've checked the nps website for info but am looking for more specifics.

    Planning on riding from the 190 just east of Lone Pine on Saline Valley Road, down to the Racetrack, plus Titus Canyon etc etc.

    Website names certain roads that are closed, but I wonder if they are 'closed' or CLOSED. :evil

    Anyone?
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  2. Eurobiker

    Eurobiker Vintage Cat Herder

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    Do a search, there was a thread with links on this 2-3 weeks ago.
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  3. Popey

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    I think I know the thread you mean, tho' I couldn't find it. It was a news flash of the floods with pics, but wasn't a commentary by someone who's been there since.

    Do you agree or am I missing some better info/ride report?
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  4. traveltoad

    traveltoad Aaron S

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    Check out the NPS info page for Death Valley

    You will want to check it out again just before you leave on your trip, there have been thunder showers here in SoCal and in the desertsand I think it is going to continue for the next few days.
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  5. Sam Buca

    Sam Buca a.k.a. Daniel

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    AFAIK Titus is always closed during summer due to possible flash floods.
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  6. KillerPriller

    KillerPriller Long timer

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    If i dont get suckered into working, i was considering going the last weekend in oct. Anyone interested in going?

    nk
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  7. Ruskie

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  8. Stomp

    Stomp Imprisoned Wanderlust

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    I hope they get at least some of the roads repaired before Turkey Day--I'm planning on taking a week long ride through Death Valley, the Imperial Dunes, and on into Baja. Speaking of that ride, anyone want to join? :wink:
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  9. Ruskie

    Ruskie Banned

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    We are heading down on monday hoping to find something open. If not i guess its Arizona. Maybe Organ Pipe and/or?? I doubt Gerg wants us living with him and riding the rurals of Bakersfield for two weeks:lol3
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  10. wesfnw

    wesfnw portland,or

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    Don't forget to explore the "ALABAMA HILLS" at Lone Pine!!!
    Its AWESOME!!! :D
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  11. Popey

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    Back in one piece...awesome trip. I'll post ride report in the next couple of days. Thanks for the input.
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