We woke up Thursday morning to the tragic news that Death Valley lost another piece of its iconic history. The historic garage at Scotty’s Castle in Death Valley was destroyed by fire and a second building was damaged. The historic landmark in Death Valley National Park has been closed for ongoing repair work after extensive flood damage in 2015. The main building (the … [Read more...] about Fire destroys Scotty’s Castle visitor center
Earlier this week, the news headlines gave us another grim reminder that Death Valley National Park is a beautiful place to visit, but it can also be a dangerous place to visit. Even for those who are experienced. "DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- An Arizona tourist died and his wife was rescued Friday after their vehicle got two flat tires and they went missing in Death … [Read more...] about Death Valley Claims Another One
https://youtu.be/Ie0R96zoP1g Scotty's Castle in Death Valley National Park was almost wiped out of existence in a 2015 Flash Flood. Where this part of Death Valley would normally get maybe four inches of rain per year, it had 2.7 inches of rain in less than five hours. In February, I was able to be part of a small group of people to go out and visit the castle. To get an … [Read more...] about Scotty’s Castle Update
https://youtu.be/7E0j9KtxSIo What had been planned as a day trip with a group of photographers experiencing Death Valley National Park turned into a much-needed day of solitude for me as a winter snowstorm hit Las Vegas and everyone else canceled. Yes. Las Vegas gets snow occasionally! They Cancelled the Tour Really? Did they cancel? Awe Shucks!! I smiled to … [Read more...] about Leaving Las Vegas – For Death Valley!
If all things stay as they are, on Sunday, Death Valley National Park had the highest temperature ever "reliably recorded" on Earth, a toasty 130F (54.4C). And to think, some people call that place home! We are still waiting for the final verification from the people who do that stuff. Death Valley National Park Is It Really That Hot? They are using the term … [Read more...] about To Live and Work in Death Valley
Death Valley National Park sits in the State of California and is following the guidelines for reopening set by that state. Currently, they are entering into phase 3.1. and that means the limited opening of public facilities. Death Valley National Park begins to reopen this weekend. Beginning Friday, June 12th! Day use areas along CA Hwy 190 including Zabriskie Point … [Read more...] about Death Valley Begins to Reopen
[arve url="https://youtu.be/L5Oeu0HS8c4" thumbnail="10240" title="Do You Know What Color Your Pee is??" description=" Its a dry heat in Las Vegas. Knowing what color your urine can save your life!" /] Its summer in Las Vegas. That means it's going to be hot outside. Real Hot! If you plan to walk the Las Vegas Strip or take a hike in one of our National Parks in this heat, … [Read more...] about Why You Need to Know What Color Your Pee Is
Here it is, a few days before Thanksgiving and with some free time on our hands, Miss Debbie and I decided to take the Jeep out for some exercise and to visit some new places in Death Valley. Now that we have the off-road capabilities, there is a lot more territory for us to explore!! I chose Aguereberry point as our destination. Other people had told me that it’s one of the … [Read more...] about Death Valley and Aguereberry Point
One of the greatest joys I have as a professional tour guide is showing people from other countries, the real America. The one that they seem to not really know or understand. Like today, I was out in Death Valley with a small group. The words I kept hearing were "WOW".. "I never knew"... or "I didn't expect this..." Then you meet the people who made it their life quest … [Read more...] about From Sweden with Awe!
Yes, we spent Christmas out in Death Valley National Park with all the other tourists escaping Las Vegas. (and there were a lot of them!) We stopped at Death Valley Junction. We were out shooting some videos for editing later and having some fun. I probably could have found a better pic, but too tired to look! Just for the record, I am smiling! Book your Death Valley … [Read more...] about Christmas in Death Valley Shoot