Includes bibliographical references (p. 529-532) and indexes.
|LC Classifications||GV199.42.D42 D54 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 554 p. :|
|Number of Pages||554|
|LC Control Number||2008911829|
Hiking Western Death Valley National Park: Panamint, Saline and Eureka Valleys by Michel Digonnet. This book provides a closer look at the trails on the west side (the best side) of the park. This book provides a closer look at the trails on the west side (the best side) of the s: Hiking Western Death Valley National Park book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lost between the rugged High Sierras and s /5. Hiking Western Death Valley National Park. A hiking and four-wheeling paradise. Lost between the rugged High Sierras and sunbaked Death Valley, bypassed by most visitors on their way somewhere else, this sumptuous alignment of low desert valleys trapped between mountains reaching o feet is a little-known paradise waiting to be discovered. What are the directions to drive to Death Valley National Park - California Highway , the Badwater Road, The Scotty's Castle Road, and paved roads to Dante's View and Wildrose provide access to the major scenic viewpoints and historic points of interest.- More than miles of unpaved and 4-wheel drive roads provide access to wilderness.
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