Hiking in Death Valley
Eric A. Hulteen
Each winter since 2001 I've taken a week-long trip to
to go hiking with my friend
and his family.
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Eric A. Hulteen
2001 - 2016.
Edited on Wednesday 23 March 2016.
Tuesday: Trail Canyon (first side-canyon)
Wednesday: Saline Valley, Lee Flats, Nelson Ridge & Cabin
Thursday: Rogers & Bennett Peaks
Friday: Knight Canyon
Saturday: Wahguyhe Peak
Sunday: Skidoo Rd, Garibaldi Mine, & Mahogany Flat
Monday: Mahogany Flat to Colville Ridge
Monday: Tucki Mountain via Telegraph Road
Tuesday: Crescent Bridge (Grapevine Mountains)
Wednesday: Petroglyphs (see 2012 for pictures)
Thursday: Borax Haystacks & Echo Canyon Road to Inyo Mine (Funeral Mountains)
Friday: Cairn Canyon (informal name) (Tucki Mountain)
Saturday: Rock Nettle Canyon (informal name) side canyon (Grapevine Mountains)
Old Martin Cabin valley on the way to Tucki Mountain.
Evoking a castle or palace in the desert
Crescent Bridge (Grapevine Mountains)
Sunset in the northern valley looking west across the dunes near Stovepipe
Something in the way
On the salt flats while visiting the Borax Haystacks
Eye of the Needle on Echo Canyon Road
Inyo Mine shoring
Raindrops in the mud
Ying and Yang in Rock Nettle Canyon (informal name) (Grapevine Mountains)
More from in Rock Nettle Canyon (informal name) (Grapevine Mountains)
Monday: Thompson Canyon loop to St. George mine district,
Tuesday: Palmer Canyon, Death Valley (1.4 miles NNW of
Wednesday: valley south of Kopper King Mine, Panamint Valley
(almost) to Mount Perry, Death Valley
Friday: Big Four Mine, Panamint Valley (near the dunes)
Saturday: nameless canyon (4.9 miles SE of Titus Canyon) &
Mosaic Canyon, Death Valley
Peaks in the mountains to the west of the Panamint Valley.
Gravel in Palmer Canyon.
South side of the entrance to Palmer Canyon.
Dry fall in the red rock of Palmer Canyon.
Valley in the mountains to the west of the Panamint Valley.
Mount Perry as seen from Dante's View.
Sunset in the Panamint Valley.
Me climbing rocks in Grotto Canyon.
The sunrise seen from Stovepipe Wells.
Me in Stretched Pebble Canyon.
Hills near the Greene-Denner-Drake Mill.
From Zinc Hill looking west.
From Zinc Hill looking east toward Telescope Peak.
Lemoigne Canyon from above.
A mine above Lemoigne Canyon.
Wildflowers in bloom.
A view of the Panamint Valley looking east.
A storm swept through the valley on the 22nd blowing sand and dust in front of it and dropping rain behind. This picture was taken from the entrance to
They always say to stay out of the abandoned mines, but they are tempting.
It's a lot more fun when you can hike with a friend.
Water at Badwater.
(Chris' son) and me on the railroad grade.
If you look at the top quarter of the rock wall image you'll see me taking foolish risks climbing a dry fall in Monarch Canyon.
This image of the dune is blurry, but I included it to give some idea of the scale of the sand dunes near Stovepipe Wells—that's me wandering down the side of the dune.
Sitting down to rest after a successful sand dune ascent.
Near the Keene Wonder Mine.