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by MidwestDesertRat
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Badwater to Dantes Peak and back March 26th
Replies: 11
Views: 400

Re: Badwater to Dantes Peak and back March 26th

Wow, that is amazing that you did that, very impressive. Love the footage and pics too... some great color in the cliffs out there.

You should talk to Steve Hall and get one of the t-shirts that he was wearing in his trip report of the descent. :)
by MidwestDesertRat
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: March 2019 trip
Replies: 16
Views: 513

Re: March 2019 trip

Those are fantastic photos! You balanced the dynamic range in the Fall Canyon shots beautifully. It's one of my favorite canyons too. Thank you! One of the first things I did with those Fall Canyon photos was dropping the highlights and increasing the shadows in Lightroom. I think that helps a lot ...
by MidwestDesertRat
Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: March 2019 trip
Replies: 16
Views: 513

Re: March 2019 trip

Unfortunately I didn't get to revisit that loop. We only had time for one last hike due to time constraints and ended up doing Kaleidoscope Canyon instead, as it was new to me. In the end I was definitely okay with that decision as the trailhead lot for Willow/Sidewinder was filled with vehicles an...
by MidwestDesertRat
Sun Mar 31, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Flooding and Lake Manly today?
Replies: 32
Views: 1895

Re: Flooding and Lake Manly today?

Let me echo everyone else saying how nice your photos are, Lost Roadie.

Looks like you had a lot of fun Tacoland. :)
by MidwestDesertRat
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: March 2019 trip
Replies: 16
Views: 513

Re: March 2019 trip

Thanks all! It was quite a fun trip. @Tacoland - I am sure you have some great photos as well. I remember you talking about the Willow Creek - Sidewinder loop, did you do that one? That was on my list but I ended up not having the time for it because I wanted to check out these places with the water...
by MidwestDesertRat
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: March 2019 trip
Replies: 16
Views: 513

March 2019 trip

Hey all! I got back 2 weeks ago from another awesome visit out to Death Valley. My original plan was to try to hike some canyons but changed that up a bit when the floods happened so I could try and see some of the flooded areas. I spent basically an entire week there with a few days sprinkled in ha...
by MidwestDesertRat
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Upcoming Trips
Topic: trip in March
Replies: 10
Views: 1261

Re: trip in March

I'll make sure to get the gps info from Google Earth for the crossover from Willow Creek to Sidewinder. If I see anyone making that crossing while I am, I'll assume its you Tacoland. I will also assume based on your name that you will have tacos with you. :)
by MidwestDesertRat
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Upcoming Trips
Topic: trip in March
Replies: 10
Views: 1261

Re: trip in March

Thanks for the info guys. I had not considered approaching upper Darwin Falls from the top. Is that road 4wd to get to China Garden? Is that a safer / easier route to get to the upper falls? I am somewhat chicken too when it comes to exposure as well and tend to play it pretty safe. My 8yo self woul...
by MidwestDesertRat
Wed Feb 13, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Upcoming Trips
Topic: trip in March
Replies: 10
Views: 1261

trip in March

Hi! I am planning my trip out to DV this winter in a few weeks.. and I was hoping to get some information. Thx in advance. :) 1. I am going with a buddy this time and one of my main goals is to do the Fall Canyon first dry fall bypass and see the impressive narrows above it. The different reports I ...
by MidwestDesertRat
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: May 2018 trip
Replies: 17
Views: 4815

Re: May 2018 trip

Thanks Sunman and bbb.

Yea I doubt everyone that visited the cabin signed the book. Maybe not a lot of people turn off there but the road through Hunter Mountain probably gets plenty of traffic. There were some pretty funny entries in there.
by MidwestDesertRat
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help
Replies: 15
Views: 3593

Re: Help

Your photos are awesome, especially from Red Wall Canyon. Can you link your TR when its done?
by MidwestDesertRat
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help
Replies: 15
Views: 3593

Re: Help

In most browsers when you right click an image, there should be an option like "copy image address". Make that selection and then you can paste that address between the [img] tags.
by MidwestDesertRat
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: May 2018 trip
Replies: 17
Views: 4815

Re: May 2018 trip

Thanks! But now I am really kicking myself. I drove down that road one time, but didn't see the cabin. It was probably behind some trees. As you get to the end of this road there is a gate that you have to open (and close behind you) and just beyond that gate is the cabin. Theres a little parking /...
by MidwestDesertRat
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: May 2018 trip
Replies: 17
Views: 4815

Re: May 2018 trip

Thanks D.A. Wright. I am a novice at Photoshop but I will give that a try.. it sounds somewhat straightforward. Thanks for the info about Beatty. The town has a weird charm to it. I also might just feel that way because it is typically my stopping point after flying into Vegas to visit Death Valley ...
by MidwestDesertRat
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: May 2018 trip
Replies: 17
Views: 4815

Re: May 2018 trip

Thanks guys! Landscape photography is definitely a hobby of mine and this was my first trip to Death Valley where I was really happy with a number of shots that I had. My personal favorite were the shots from the 2nd narrows of Marble Canyon. I love canyon narrows like those. My next trip (which wil...