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Driving to Lone Pine from Death Valley the road winds through the mountains over two summits . A... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
JBRetired
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Apple Valley, California
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came in from CA 395 you go up up up then down down down

Stunning views, the drive is incredible through these very high desert mountains. Seeing combat... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2016
Mark S
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Spectacularly rugged Death Valley mountains.
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

Went up to see the end of the "Super Bloom" and found some lovely specimens, but not many. Started at 70 degrees and ended up at 30 degrees and 2 inches of slushy snow, but the views are beautiful.

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Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Driving to Lone Pine from Death Valley the road winds through the mountains over two summits . A lot of fun driving plus we were as some others buzzed by a fighter jet Fun drive

Thank JBRetired
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Stunning views, the drive is incredible through these very high desert mountains. Seeing combat aircraft a few hundred feet off the deck was very cool and surprising.

4  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 31 January 2016

This road is really windy and steep. Take your time. No opportunities to pull over and enjoy the view. Pay attention to the road

2  Thank Pete Z
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The Panmibnt Mts are accessed via Emigrant Canyon Road. Along this drive are many scenic and historical sites, such as the ghost town sites of Skidoo and Harrisburg. Aguereberry Point at over 6,000 feet towers high above Death Valley with breath-taking views of the valley...More

2  Thank Richard E
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The hues of these rock formations are unique and absolutely lovely! Death Valley is very much alive!

Thank timepassagelover
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Hired a jeep and took to the mountains. Didnt see another vehicle the whole time. Take plenty of water. Jeep hire people usually give you GPS as phones dont have signal if you get into difficulty. Amazing drive, plenty of drop offs and switchbacks. Evidence...More

Thank AnnA939
Reviewed 3 October 2015

This 8 mile (round trip) hike was our favourite activity around Death Valley. The 2,300 foot altitude gain was a bit of a grunt in spots (we brought and finished seven litres of water between us on the hike), but the views of the valley...More

1  Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Beautiful expanse of granite with varied color striations. Looks like a geological history of the area writ large.

Thank ocaptainmycaptain
Reviewed 28 August 2015

The colors are beautiful but be prepared for a very winding road up and down through the mountains. The views are spectacular.

1  Thank 1athomeinthewest
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