To those who don’t know what Death Valley is, well, let’s just say the name can conjure serious fear. Death Valley National Park is the largest national park outside of Alaska, and occupies a section of California on the Eastern side of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It’s known for serious, serious heat and very little rain and also features the lowest point on the North American continent.
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Posted on December 3, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Posted on November 12, 2015 by Kent Page McGroarty
Gearing up to do some serious hiking in the stunningly beautiful Yosemite National Park? Before you lace up your hiking boots, do yourself a favor and check out the following tips to ensure you don’t get eaten by a bear, suffer heat exhaustion, or just have an unpleasant trip in general.
Avoid Wearing Cotton
Among the best Yosemite-Park-related hiking tips is to leave the cotton undies at home. What you want is polypropylene underwear and c... Continue Reading →