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by Sparky of SoCal
Tue Sep 09, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: New Superintendent's Compendium published
Replies: 6
Views: 4033

Looks like fires of any kind are pretty well limited.
by Sparky of SoCal
Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:57 pm
Forum: Upcoming Trips
Topic: Bighorn Gorge December 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 45483

Just pay attention to how short the daylight is that time of the year.
by Sparky of SoCal
Sun Mar 09, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Goblin Canyon Documentation
Replies: 8
Views: 5583

I went to your blog page. I think you did a very good job, I enjoyed all the pictures and your narratives. Make sure you get your folks to read,they should be proud.
by Sparky of SoCal
Mon Feb 24, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: Desert Survival
Topic: Another lost tourist story
Replies: 11
Views: 28770

The SUV and the GPS has made some fearless and others are just to dumb to be scared.
by Sparky of SoCal
Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:50 am
Forum: Death Valley Backcountry
Topic: Why?
Replies: 37
Views: 18698

Sparky of SoCal wrote:Maybe,just maybe they are getting ready to take it off the adopt a cabin program and set it up for "Research Personal Only"
Still think this is where everything is going.
by Sparky of SoCal
Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: Western Places
Topic: Mojave NP Compounds
Replies: 3
Views: 4365

There are a few private homes in the Pinto Valley area.
by Sparky of SoCal
Sun Jan 26, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: Death Valley Backcountry
Topic: Why?
Replies: 37
Views: 18698

Maybe,just maybe they are getting ready to take it off the adopt a cabin program and set it up for "Research Personal Only"
by Sparky of SoCal
Thu Jan 23, 2014 2:35 pm
Forum: Ghost Towns & Mining Camps
Topic: Vintage pics, Coso Hot Springs, Junction, and others
Replies: 20
Views: 30659

Great journey you have taken on, you really should be proud of yourself. I bet your grandfather is.
by Sparky of SoCal
Tue Nov 19, 2013 2:01 pm
Forum: Death Valley Backcountry
Topic: Please help on current road closures/conditions
Replies: 46
Views: 20153

Thanks for the updates dmac . I'm headed down to DV in about a week and just caught wind of all the flash floods and closed roads. Starting from Northern Nevada … wanting to come through the Eureka Dunes and Steel Pass down to Saline Valley, then up Lippincott to the Racetrack, then out over Hunter...
by Sparky of SoCal
Tue Jul 09, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: Desert Survival
Topic: Another lost tourist story
Replies: 11
Views: 28770

Never any traffic on Lippincott road.
by Sparky of SoCal
Thu May 30, 2013 5:20 am
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Is this scene in Death Valley?
Replies: 10
Views: 6788

Nice shorts
by Sparky of SoCal
Tue May 07, 2013 2:09 pm
Forum: Death Valley Talk
Topic: Ryan
Replies: 227
Views: 137868

geonuc wrote:
MojaveGeek wrote:Anyway, it's a sad day for Ryan now that this deed is officially done, IMHO.
This is a long thread. If you don't mind, can you summarize why this is a bad thing? Thanks.
Oh yeah,please
by Sparky of SoCal
Mon Mar 18, 2013 2:22 pm
Forum: Death Valley Backcountry
Topic: Backcountry 4x4 trails open?
Replies: 1
Views: 1810

I have been on all those roads in the last few weeks and there is no snow to be had anywhere.Flowers are not going to be happy.
by Sparky of SoCal
Tue Mar 05, 2013 2:27 pm
Forum: Death Valley Backcountry
Topic: Panamint Valley Military Memorial Site Clean Up this Weekend
Replies: 33
Views: 16168

Do you have any factual evidence to any of your claims? If our foreign policy is so wrong and the world would be so much better without us providing a stable base there must be evidence to back up your claims. I am asking a question and do not expect you to answer with another question .Only the fac...
by Sparky of SoCal
Wed Nov 14, 2012 6:01 am
Forum: Death Valley Backcountry
Topic: Lippincott Rd current condition
Replies: 31
Views: 15139

I talked to a guy on 10-11-12 at Darwin Falls that had came down the road the day before.He was driving a 3/4 ton Ford with a camper.He said there was a pucker here and there but he got down.He said he had more problems heading out South Pass because of the washouts.