onM-Class 2002 Fall Trip to Death Valley


Directions to Independence (Mazourka Canyon Road)

Plan is to meet Friday morning 8 AM at the am at the intersection of Hwy 395 and Mazourka Canyon Road outside of Independence.
N 36 47.832
W118 11.781

Driving time from the Los Angeles area is about 3.5 to 4 hours.

Please be there on time.

If you come from far away, I recommed you drive up on Thursday and spend the night in a motel in Lone Pine. Independence has no hotels.

  contact me


hot springs?


meeting point

what to bring

vehicle requirements

time table (new itinerary):

day 1 - day 2 - day 3

Driving tips:

ETS and use of brake

save your tires !

save your paint

DV roads

Death Valley information

CNN weather
Yahoo weather
wunderground weather
UStoday weather

current road conditions

reports of previous trips:

1998 report

2001 report

spring '02

future trips:

spring 2003 DV trip?

spring 2003 Baja trip?


© 2001-2002 Harold Pietschmann


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