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Description: Spectacularly rugged Death Valley mountains.

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We found this part of our drive so stunning. We all turned off the podcast we'd been listening too and spent a good hour looking at the stratification of the rocks and discussing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We found this part of our drive so stunning. We all turned off the podcast we'd been listening too and spent a good hour looking at the stratification of the rocks and discussing the geology of the area. The kids were intrigued and even were willing to climb out of the car and walk around to get a better view.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Visiting Death Valley was a fascinating experience for me as it is so different to anything else I'd visited, there is such a varied landscape and the Panamint mountains look like they shouldn't exist in nature

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The desert is a magical place. There are many who cannot see it, have not looked, do not know. You either get it or you don't. I get it. The beauty is here. In the rocks and sand and air. In the sun and vibrations.

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WSM, United Kingdom.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Telescope peak is in the Panamint Mountains and is another must see viewing point. Lots of photo opportunities here. It is a long drive to Telescope Peak, but well worth a visit.

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Truckee, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Absolutely stunning colors right out of the desert floor. Beautiful vista on the way down into the paramount valley, just west of Death Valley.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Spectacular scenery every where you turn, it is so easy to just accept it as ordinary,when in fact it is wholly stunning. Our whole Death Valley experience was outstanding, we have never travelled in what seemed such vast expanses of nothningness, but in fact they are filled with lots of detail and interest. Death Valley was one of our highlights... More 

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Dandenong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Whilst the views are very similar to the views one would see in the Flinders Ranges in South Australia, the Panamint Mts are far larger and over a wider area....this is a magnificent yet unforgiving country, something that should be seen once in your life

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

When it's hot down load, head high into the pinyon / juniper forest. Some good places are Wildrose Peak, which has a nice trail (4 miles, 2K feet climb) from the Charcoal Kilns (nice graded road to there) - stunning views into Death Valley below after the halfway point. Or continue on the rougher road (sedans can make it, driven... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

These mountains are on the west side. You cross them going into the park. They advise you to turn off your a/c as you are going up but it wasn't much of a problem because although it was hot it was not humid.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We exited Death Valley on this route in the early evening and the whole vista of the mountains and valley was bathed in sunshine and shadows, it was an awesome sight. The road to Lone Pine is certainly one of the most spectacular ways to leave this enchanting if somewhat challenging and dramatic place.

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