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Cool June Day

We were in the area taking various jeep trails and dirt roads as part of a four-jeep convoy... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2016
CacheOn
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Los Angeles, California
Alternative Path to Race Track Playa

This route is a favorite of mine because its accessible by most 2 wheel vehicles and will get you... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2016
N4595KRricharde
,
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

We were in the area taking various jeep trails and dirt roads as part of a four-jeep convoy. Because of mechanical issues, we decided to forego Lippincott Road (a treacherous 4x4 route for experienced drivers only) and took the tamer route through Hunter Mountain Pass....More

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Reviewed June 10, 2016

This route is a favorite of mine because its accessible by most 2 wheel vehicles and will get you over to tea kettle junction and then to the Race Track Playa or Ubehebe Crater. Its also a way out to the Western part of Death...More

1  Thank N4595KRricharde
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...More

Thank Mell72
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...More

Thank beansandcod
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...More

Thank mmcgovernjr
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...More

1  Thank SanFranIrishMan
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...More

2  Thank NismoMan
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