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Death Valley SUV trails

a guide to 46 four-wheeling excursions in the backcountry in and around Death Valley National Park

by Mitchell, Roger

  • 282 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Track & Trail Publications in Oakhurst, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Subjects:
    • Trails -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Automobile travel -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementRoger Mitchell ; all photos by the author except where noted.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      SeriesGreat Basin SUV trail series ;, v. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.D2 M56 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3580238M
      ISBN 100970711506
      LC Control Number2002275682
      OCLC/WorldCa48269760

      Roads & Trails in the Mojave Desert Eastern Sierra & Death Valley SUV Route Guide Route 18 Big Pine to Furnace Creek THIS LONG, LITTLE-TRAVELED, ADVENTUROUS ROUTE IS THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE INTO DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, CROSSING TWO MOUNTAIN RANGES AND LINKING TWO GREAT NORTH AMERICAN DESERTS. This is a four-wheelers guide to 46 interesting backroad excursions into greater Death Valley Region. While not all of these were routes require the use of four-wheel drive they all require greater road clearance than most conventional automobiles have. These trails will take the backcountry explorer well off but the beaten path.

      They are not allowed on closed roads, service roads, off roadways, in the wilderness, or on any trails. Riding a bicycle abreast of another bicycle on the park's narrow roads is dangerous and is also prohibited. Death Valley has more than miles of roads including hundreds of miles suitable for Mountain Biking. Suggested Routes Easy Roads. Arrive at Death Valley National Park and make your way to the lookout point of Dante’s View. Catch a bird’s eye view of the picturesque lush green park from atop at the Black Mountains and then make your way to Badwater, which is located at 86m below the sea level.

      Track & Trail Publications is a micro-press located in Oakhurst, California, at the southern gateway to Yosemite National Park. We are outdoor folks who like to explore backroads and jeep trails, hike, backpack, camp out, and visit little known corners of the earth. To us, four-wheeling is a means to an end, not an end in itself.   Spinning and swerving wildly in an SUV in early August, the suspect allegedly cut 10 miles’ worth of ruts into the playa, best known as a site where large .


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Death Valley SUV trails by Mitchell, Roger Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Death Valley SUV Trails: A Guide to 40 Interesting Four-Wheeling Excursions in the Death Valley Country" is the essential book about 4x4ing through the driest and hottest area in the United States. This is no ordinary trail guide. Roger Mitchell doesn't simply describe road s: 4.

Death Valley SUV trails book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. (Great Basin SUV trail series)” as Want to Read: is a great resource for both adventure ideas, and fascinating historical information about one of my favorite places, Death Valley.

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Death Valley SUV Trails A Guide to 40 Interesting Four-Wheeling Excursions in the Death Valley CountryReviews: 3. Death Valley SUV Trails is an unusual guidebook describing 40 backcountry excursions in the greater Death Valley area. These rough road adventures will take you out of Furnace Creek, Stovepipe Wells, Scotty’s Castle, Beatty, Shoshone, Big Pine, Panamint Springs, Ballarat, and Trona into remote and little known parts of the Western Great Basin.

Roger Mitchell has 44 books on Goodreads with ratings. Roger Mitchell’s most popular book is Death Valley SUV trails: A guide to 46 four-wheeling exc. I just received in the mail of copy of the new book entitled "Death Valley SUV Trails." It was purchased from the Booky Joint in Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

The author is Roger Mitchell. The book is about pages long and has photos and small maps on pretty much every page. I can't wait to start reading it. Death Valley SUV trails: A guide to 46 four-wheeling excursions in the backcountry in and around Death Valley National Park (Great Basin SUV trail series): ISBN () Softcover, Track & Trail Publications, Titus Canyon - NPS.

Death Valley has more miles of roads than any other national park. Though over 93% of the park's + million acres are protected in roadless Wilderness areas, nearly one thousand miles of paved and dirt roads provide ample opportunities for recreation and exploration.

Check out the Backcountry & Wilderness Access Map for trip planning information. [ Follow Ups] [ Death Valley Talk - Archive Set 1] [ FAQ] Posted by Ken D on Janu at I've heard that Roger Mitchell has a new book out entitled "Death Valley SUV Trails".

Without driving to the Visitor Center at Furnace Creek, does anyone have a suggestion on where to find the book. It doesn't show up in any of the search. Best OHV / Off Road Driving Trails in Death Valley National Park. photos. reviews Directions Print/PDF Map; Share; VIEW FULL MAP.

Reviews () Easy trail that any suv or crossover could do with awd or 4wd could do. Nice views in the canyons and tons of colors to see in the mountains.

Death Valley Scenic Drive OHV Trail [CLOSED /5(). Another useful book is "The Explorer’s Guide to Death Valley" by Scott and Betty Bryan, which is for hiking and driving tours, with lots of description of things you’ll see.

"Death Valley SUV Trails" by Roger Mitchell is more useful for folks who have several days to spend in the park and want to get farther off the beaten path; some fine. Death Valley SUV Trails By Roger MitchellThis is a four-wheelers guide to 46 interesting back road excursions in the greater.

$ Ex Tax: $ Looking for books by Roger Mitchell. See all books authored by Roger Mitchell, including Southern California SUV Trails Volume 2: The Eastern Mojave Desert, and Death Valley Jeep Trails, and more on   Death Valley SUV Trails A Guide to 40 Interesting Four-Wheeling Excursions in the Death Valley Country $ Escape from Death Valley: As Told by William Lewis Manly and Other '49Ers.

Death Valley SUV Trails is written by Roger Mitchell. We use this guide extensively when driving in 4WD in Death Valley. The “Mitchell Scale” is invaluable for assessing the difficulty of dirt roads. Given the remoteness, ruggedness and enormous size. He Removes The Bigfoot Territory Markers Then Finds Out How They Feel About It - Duration: Homesteading Off The Grid Recommended for you.

New. Death Valley SUV trails a guide to 46 four-wheeling excursions in the backcountry in and around Death Valley National Park by Mitchell, Roger. Published by Track & Trail Publications in Oakhurst, Calif.

Written in English. This website displays a map of miles of unpaved dirt roads in the Death Valley territory. The map shown below is identical to the map that appears in the book that discusses these dirt roads, and it is considerably larger than what appears in the paperback book, thus easier to see.

The depression between the ranges is what we now call Death Valley, but the bedrock of the valley is up to 10, feet lower than the ground we walk on at the salt flats.

The current surface is an accumulation of earth that has eroded out of the mountains and filled in the sink over the eons of geological change. If you want solitude in Death Valley, this is one of the trails to get it. You're almost guaranteed no other soul on the trail especially in the hotter months.

If you have a reliable 4 wheel drive, you can drive all the way up to the dry waterfall from the trailhead otherwise you're in for a lengthy and scorching hike/5(78).

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Along with all my DV books and maps and info I have a book called "Death Valley SUV trails" by Roger Mitchell. An old school 4x4er. He rates the trails on a scale of 1 to 6. Detailed directions are offered in the Death Valley SUV Trails book by Roger Mitchell. Also noteworthy is the ghost town of Ballarat, which lies southeast of Minnietta with a clearly marked turn-off along Trona Wildrose Road.