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Hunter Mountain

Death Valley Junction, Death Valley National Park, CA
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Type: Biking Trails, Mountains
Most recent review
- Feb 3, 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Hard to believe that in Death Valley there are pine/pinon type trees. Really cool to drive through. You can go in from Saline or from the racetrack up. Be sure to have a 4x4 or else you won't make it! Saw a few pretty donkeys at the pass.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

We camped just below Hunter Mountain for a night during our week in the Valley. A high-clearance 4x4 is needed to get up there as you will encounter loose rock, washes and quite a bit of washboard. Nevertheless the drive is fun and the terrain is very different once you leave the valley below.

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oceanside Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2010

We have been camping at hunter cabin for many years and are glad to see that everyone is keeping the area clean. Last summer we found numerous diabetic hypo needles in the area and would hope that the person would not leave them around as it is unsafe. Will be camping again this year around last week in april and... More

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2009

My wife and I came over the Hunter Mountain road in our Toyota Rav4. Thankfully we have 4 wheel drive or we would still be stuck up there! The uphill sections with snow were a bit dicey in our car, luckily the dirt was exposed on one side giving us enough grip to continue (after getting stuck a couple of... More

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Los Angeles
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2009

After visiting the Racetrack in Death Valley, we opted for taking the Hunter Mountain Road to Hwy 190, as the reviews of Lippincott Mine Road sounded bad. Starting from Teakettle Junction the road is excellent - much better than the Ubehebe to Racetrack Road. After traversing Hidden Valley, we missed the right hand turn off going up the mountain, and... More

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