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LodewijkRain!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2005


Visited DV almost ten years ago now. The thing I remember most is that it was raining....really hard! I suppose this doesn't happen often. Amazing place.
Posted Sep 3, 2014 2:17 pm

youngclimer123eureka dunes  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 23, 2013


the eureka dunes are amazing dunes! went in march over spring break so temp was tolerable. visited bad water, Zabristke point, and Paniment as well.
Posted Jun 25, 2014 2:05 am

mtneeringA lot  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Feb 27, 2014


Hunter Mtn, Race Track Playa, Ubehebe Crater, Bad Water Basin, Titus Canyon. Covered a lot of terrain.
Posted Mar 25, 2014 12:02 pm

whatdoIknowDid the opposite of climb


Interesting place
Posted Feb 28, 2014 12:20 pm

Deb3 Cyns in 3 Days  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 28, 2013


With a fun crowd of ruffians, we descended 3 beautiful canyons and consumed lots of beer. Great stuff!
Posted Dec 30, 2013 1:29 pm

technicolorNHHere with GF  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 22, 2010


Didn't get to do too much because the GF wasn't much of a hiker but we still explored many of the trails around Zabriskie Point and the overlook on top of Badwater Basin. It was somewhat cool in Vegas (68) but a toasty 88 degrees at Badwater itself. I want to go back for Telescope Peak.
Posted Nov 25, 2013 2:47 am

Jimmy RiversScorching hot!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 24, 2013

Jimmy Rivers

Drove through Death Valley on the way to the Sierras. We stopped at Badwater Basin to add the lowest point in the country to our list of cool things in life! Go figure, 2 days later, we were standing on top of the highest point, Mt Whitney, too! I was nervous our car would break down driving through there, to be honest. 110 degrees!!
Posted Sep 11, 2013 12:38 pm

reboylesHigh/Low Trip  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2001


I had a set of National Geo maps that showed the highest point (Whitney) in the continental U.S. and the lowest in the western hemisphere (Bad Water) so we cooked up a trip to do both. One day we were on top of Whitney where it was near zero in the morning and a day later we were sipping beers in shorts and t-shirts while enjoying the 90 degree temperatures in Death Valley.
Posted May 25, 2013 9:38 am

youngclimer123pleasant  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 22, 2013


visited in spring weather was nice.furnace creek high-83degrees
Posted Apr 28, 2013 12:50 pm

WOLFrisingworked (CLIMBED)  Sucess!


Winter 2012-13

Bartended at Furnace Creek Inn and climbed in a host of ranges, including the Panamint, Black, Funeral, Owlshead, Amargosa, and Grapevine.
Posted Feb 17, 2013 12:28 pm

Fletchcouple times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 10, 2010


nabbed Telescope Peak and other times as a tourist... awesome place.
Posted Nov 30, 2012 3:21 pm

forgues9999Visited this in mid-summer


when the temperature was 106 degrees. The air conditioner in the car broke down. I discovered the reason for its namesake (ugh was hot)
Posted Nov 14, 2012 6:55 pm

TonkaDeath Valley in July? I'm an idiot.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 24, 2012


Spent just a day here but we were doing Whitney so we wanted the lower 48 low and highpoint. Average temp in the valley was running at 122 F with spikes in areas above that. Beautiful country. Telescope is on my list.
Posted Aug 4, 2012 2:13 pm



& dry & good
Posted Mar 19, 2012 8:38 pm

gimpilator7 Times


It's not just a valley as the name would imply. This place has a lot to offer. I'll be back again and again.

Telescope, Rogers, Bennett, Eagle, Thimble, Manly Beacon, Red Cathedral, Golden Canyon Peak, Jubilee, Pyramid, Corkscrew, Funeral, Brown, Sandy, Last Chance, Towne, Tucki, Wildrose, Dry, Tin, Little Ubehebe, Big Ubehebe

Golden, Natural Bridge, Titus, Sidewinder, 20 Mule, Mosaic, Telephone

Mesquite, Eureka, Ibex

The Racetrack
Posted Feb 6, 2012 7:08 pm

EastKing5 Peaks!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 18, 2012


Beat the storm and got 5 peaks before weather made its move in! Great place for fall and winter hiking!!!
Posted Jan 26, 2012 10:05 pm

Kristin5berryFirst time  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 18, 2012


Canyons, small peaks and lots of playing
Posted Jan 18, 2012 8:16 pm

Josh LewisMostly Drove Through  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Dec 11, 2011

Josh Lewis

For the most part we drove through it after climbing Mount Whitney but went for Golden Canyon which is a beautiful area.
Posted Dec 19, 2011 4:50 pm

SeanReedyCool Times  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2009


Visited for about 4 days around New Year's Day 2009 and for almost a week in early April 2011. Both times we made the fun drive in on Death Valley Road from Big Pine and spent the night at Eureka Dunes prior to heading to U. Crater, Scotty's Castle, Titus/Fall Canyons, Stovepipe Wells area, Badwater-Furnace Creek area. Both times experienced cool/cold/snowy weather. 2011- Tagged an obscure summit near the mining area NE of Eureka Dunes and spent several days camped in a cool canyon out a 4X4 road between Daylight Pass and Chloride City. ...Made it back for more adventures February and April 2012. DVNP may be an annual trip. Darn.
Posted Jun 1, 2011 1:47 pm

HotovenSuper hot!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 2, 2008


Great place. Super hot, felt like a hotoven!
Posted May 18, 2011 11:40 am

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