Popular Trips in Death Valley National Park
Darwin Falls Canyon
Canyoneering | 4.4 miles
Went Canyoneering down Darwin Falls Canyon with Brandon, Marisa, Bob, Kevin, Carl, Todd and Desiree. Darwin Falls Canyon is one those canyons where you think..."Only 2 rappels, on the opposite side of Death Valley from Vegas, gonna get wet up to your waist (beta says)...how good could it be and is it worth the trouble". Well, let me say it is an awesome canyon oasis in the middle of the desert. It has...
Towne Peak - Panamint Mountains
Skidoo, California, United States
Hiked over Towne Peak to the SA-16 Albatross.
Bartlett, California, United States
Distance: 6.5 miles Elevation gain/loss: 1793 ft / 1838 ft Moving time: 2:35 Moving speed: 2.2 mph Our warm up hike the day before we hiked Mt. Whitney. Started from Horseshoe Meadows at the Trail Pass/Cottonwood Pass trailhead going west then crossed Horseshoe Meadow and into the forest. Continued until we reached the PCT and then went north for a couple switchbacks. From here we left the trail and went Xcountry straight...
Desolation Canyon, Death Valley National Park
Furnace Creek, California, United States
About a mile south of Golden Canyon is a nondescript dirt road that leads about a half a mile to a featureless dead-end turnaround. Prior to the 2004 floods you could continue another half mile to the mouth of Desolation Canyon, but the floods obliterated any signs of road and now you'll have to hoof it on foot from the dead end road to Desolation Canyon.Desolation lives up to its name -...