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1160-20 Mule Team Canyon, Death Valley, CA

Canyons of salt thirty feet high and at times barely wide enough for your car create a moonscape of barren beauty in Death Valley. These canyons created by the salt discharge from the ancient lake bed and then thrust upwards [...]

November 23, 2014 California, Death Valley, US Travel

1159-Borax – Death Valley, CA

Each year the snow would melt in the surrounding mountains and flow through Death Valley filling the dry lake bed with precious water and minerals. As the summer heat approached, the water would dry up in the 125 degree temperatures [...]

November 23, 2014 California, Death Valley, US Travel

1158-Dante’s View – Death Valley, CA

Dante’s View is a 5,500 peak that provides a panoramic view of the southern portion of Death Valley. The view is spectacular as you climb out on to the spine of the mountain and look straight down to the valley [...]

November 23, 2014 California, Death Valley, US Travel

1157-Artist’s Drive – Death Valley, CA

It has to be fake is what comes out of your mouth as you hike up to the face of Artists Drive. It seems the hillside was attacked with graffiti from thousands of gallons of spray paint. Every color of [...]

November 23, 2014 California, Death Valley, US Travel

1156-Salt Flats – Death Valley, CA

We ventured out on the salt flats so my friend Jim and his wife Diana could do an artistic photo shoot. This is the lowest point of Death Valley and one of the driest places on earth. The moonscape of [...]

November 23, 2014 California, Death Valley, US Travel

1155-Sunset – Death Valley, CA

This is sunset on the salt flats at one of the lowest spots in Death Valley. The long light as the sun drops behind the mountains makes for a photographic wonderland. To see a Gallery of photos from Death Valley [...]

November 23, 2014 California, Death Valley, US Travel

1154-Zabriskie Point – Death Valley, CA

Sunrise at Zabriskie Point is one of the cult photo pilgrimages a photographer must do if you are shooting Death Valley. Okay, we did it. Too early and too windy. We were some of the last visitors to the point [...]

November 23, 2014 California, Death Valley, US Travel

1153-Badwater – Death Valley, CA

Badwater Basin is an endorheic basin in Death Valley National Park, noted as the lowest point in North America, with an elevation of 282 ft below sea level. Mount Whitney, the highest point in the contiguous 48 states, is only 84.6 [...]

November 23, 2014 California, Death Valley, US Travel