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by John Morrow
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Ashford & Desert Hound Peaks
Replies: 5
Views: 853

Re: Ashford & Desert Hound Peaks

This would be a fun one to repeat in your footsteps. I always wondered if on the Scotty's descent you were able to reach the spring before the dryfall impasse or was the impasse above that? If that is the case how did the miners access it I wonder? Perhaps the spring can be accessed for the other fo...
by John Morrow
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: May 10-20, 2019: Ballarat -> Butte Valley -> Panamint Pass loop, plus day hikes
Replies: 53
Views: 6035

Re: May 10-20, 2019: Ballarat -> Butte Valley -> Panamint Pass loop, plus day hikes

Wow, in some ways Porter has better views than Telescope. Thanks for the look!
by John Morrow
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stovepipe Wells to Racetrack Playa (via Marble Canyon) - Feb. 22-26
Replies: 14
Views: 1540

Re: Stovepipe Wells to Racetrack Playa (via Marble Canyon) - Feb. 22-26

I'd like to mention that I'm very happy that folks are using my reports to help plan their trips, and let me know if there are any questions about what I've written. I haven't been able to visit DV for 18 months now (since I've been helping to take care of my father, who has a neurological disabili...
by John Morrow
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stovepipe Wells to Racetrack Playa (via Marble Canyon) - Feb. 22-26
Replies: 14
Views: 1540

Re: Stovepipe Wells to Racetrack Playa (via Marble Canyon) - Feb. 22-26

Barely hit Cottonwood in this larger loop from Emigrant Campground/Bathrooms, avoiding the road: The dryfalls at the beginning in Canyon 7 are bypassable. http://www.nwhikers.net/forums/viewtopic.php?t=8022827 loop shows unconnected out of Lemoigne because a jeeper gave us a ride to avoid crossing t...
by John Morrow
Mon May 27, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Looking for Full Corridor Canyon info
Replies: 1
Views: 471

Looking for Full Corridor Canyon info

Hi all, Has anyone hiked completely through Corridor Canyon from Round Valley, past the Ubehebe side canyon access, to the lower gorge. Or vice versa. I am particularly seeking beta on the "high fall" 1/2 mile north of where Ubehebe side canyon hits the actual corridor. Digonnet says an exposed ramp...
by John Morrow
Mon May 27, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stovepipe Wells to Racetrack Playa (via Marble Canyon) - Feb. 22-26
Replies: 14
Views: 1540

Re: Stovepipe Wells to Racetrack Playa (via Marble Canyon) - Feb. 22-26

Thanks, John. I took a quick look, and I think peak 5923 (?) above is the black peak you're talking about. Yes, it looks like there are more reasonable routes this way, like the blue line or just north of that. I had been looking at routes like the red one, coming from the Big Fall Canyon area. But...
by John Morrow
Sun May 26, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stovepipe Wells to Racetrack Playa (via Marble Canyon) - Feb. 22-26
Replies: 14
Views: 1540

Re: Stovepipe Wells to Racetrack Playa (via Marble Canyon) - Feb. 22-26

I was sorry to leave Racetrack Valley and Ulida Flat. There was enough snow to have sustained my water needs for several days there. But hiking back up towards Goldbelt, I got a glimpse of Sand Flat. I had been eyeing Sand Flat from Google Earth for several months. One plan had been to hike to the ...
by John Morrow
Sun May 26, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Stovepipe Wells to Racetrack Playa (via Marble Canyon) - Feb. 22-26
Replies: 14
Views: 1540

Re: Stovepipe Wells to Racetrack Playa (via Marble Canyon) - Feb. 22-26

Wonderful! Thanks for posting this. I have been wanting to extend the Ctnwd/Marble Loop into the side canyons to the north. I've wondered about coming over the Cottonwood Crest into Sand Flat as well.
by John Morrow
Sat May 25, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Badwater to Dantes Peak and back March 26th
Replies: 13
Views: 1904

Re: Badwater to Dantes Peak and back March 26th

Holy cow "and back..." My knees could not hold up to that!
by John Morrow
Sat May 25, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: May 10-20, 2019: Ballarat -> Butte Valley -> Panamint Pass loop, plus day hikes
Replies: 53
Views: 6035

Re: May 10-20, 2019: Ballarat -> Butte Valley -> Panamint Pass loop, plus day hikes

What an ambitious itinerary Wbdeford, nicely done! Thanks for the details. Looking forward to the pics.
John
by John Morrow
Sat May 25, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: March 2019 trip
Replies: 9
Views: 1370

Re: March 2019 trip

Great stuff MG! Now that Keene is back open I am looking to connect some of the trails around Big Bell. Of course the colors in your pic has me wanting to finally get up Ashford. Already excited for November! Thanks for the post.
John
by John Morrow
Sat May 25, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Upcoming Trips
Topic: Water at Goldbelt Spring?
Replies: 3
Views: 1081

Re: Water at Goldbelt Spring?

Did you do a trip in the Cottonwoods? Trip report perhaps?
by John Morrow
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: All aboard The Blue Mountain Express
Replies: 15
Views: 2814

Re: All aboard The Blue Mountain Express

Well, since everyone is getting into the act, I thought I'd share my Nov 2017 hike to Borax BM with a view over to Big Blue and the littler one to the NW that DVD has gone over, too. Fine memories of a beautiful area. Hope we don't make it too popular?!? https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4568/378841301...
by John Morrow
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Nevares Peak Circumbendibus
Replies: 1
Views: 900

Re: Nevares Peak Circumbendibus

Keep dangling those unique carrots! Great stuff.
John