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Old 11-05-2012, 10:41 AM   #4465
wholesome dirtiness
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Location: Socal, between the mountains, desert and ocean
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Originally Posted by SFKLR View Post
That's Eureka Valley, in Northern DV, looking back NE toward the direction of 168 / Big Pine.

Google maps calls it the intersection of Death Valley Rd. and S. Eureka Rd. The road behind my right turn signal there goes 10mi S to Eureka Dunes. After visiting the Dunes I headed down to Ubehebe.
Got it. I've been through here in my Jeep. Actually rescued a lost family of Russian tourists in this area a few years back. They was trying to use the park supplied map to navigate and were hopelessly lost -- after dark. (And if you've never been in this area after dark, you have not fully experience dark!) They had to follow me out in their rental Subaru after I gave them my spare 5 gallons of fuel.

Awesome area. You could ride a lifetime in and around DV and never get board. I love the higher elevations of the north end of the park.
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