"Hotter than hell, so they say. Who knows." Death Valley National Park by sabe

Death Valley National Park Travel Guide: 958 reviews and 2,220 photos

It was hot, but I went during the not extremely hot month of March, so I was fine. Death valley is spectacular and wonderful! It lacks people, which is great! What it doesn't lack , is sand, salt and blue sky, certainly guaranteed!
The roads are in pretty good condition at most times, of course there are tracks that shouldn't be used if you're using a RV or got a camper on the toe. Four wheel cars are good, but not necessary since off road driving is prohibited anyways. We drove a pick-up and that was absolutely fabulous, even on the wash-board roads where it can get pretty bumpy at times.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Hot, empty, sunny, beautiful, amazing, did I mention hot?
  • Cons:Sorta hot.
  • In a nutshell:Hot!
  • Last visit to Death Valley National Park: Mar 2003
  • Intro Updated Sep 14, 2003
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  • jonturk's Profile Photo
    Apr 7, 2004 at 4:50 AM

    Great photos,infos... Hope to see Death Valley and live this adventure :)

  • Beach_dog's Profile Photo
    Mar 20, 2004 at 4:23 PM

    Great insight into Death Valley, thanks. I hope to visit this year... sensibly in August... when its at its coolest haha. Now what the heck do we use Borax for? I´ll be pondering on that all night. How are you? Long time no hear.

  • mht_in_la's Profile Photo
    Dec 6, 2003 at 10:31 AM

    Ahhh... so you hiked the Keane Wonder Trail too. Lots of shining rocks, right? Did you get rich? Are u a friend of LHOON? I saw you 2 posted the same photos.

  • Todd64's Profile Photo
    Oct 23, 2003 at 8:19 AM

    Great taste of some incredible views. I'm off to read the rest of this adventure. Thanx! :)

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Sep 13, 2003 at 5:42 PM

    Great and hot page! I loved Death Valley and it was not so hot... in April. Sunny and warm except very strong winds in spectacular Dante's View!

  • 850prc's Profile Photo
    Sep 5, 2003 at 6:50 AM

    Boy, you couldn't have picked a place much more different from your lovely Swedish homeland. But, as you know, Death Valley has its own type of beauty...AND HEAT. Nice page.

  • bct341's Profile Photo
    May 30, 2003 at 11:35 AM

    Ummm there is a reason that Death Vally lacks people haha.. great pics :)

  • Gili_S's Profile Photo
    May 5, 2003 at 3:41 PM

    Wonderful and you came out alive from here.

  • bonio's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2003 at 4:24 PM

    Good info on a great place to visit :-)

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