Skidoo Ghost Town | Death Valley National Park, California

Skidoo Ghost Town | Death Valley National Park, California

Skidoo Ghost Town & Mill, located near Emigrant Canyon in the Panamint mountain range above Death Valley, California, is an old California gold rush ghost town approachable by 4WD vehicles on a 9-mile unpaved road. The hills around Skidoo Ghost Town & Mill have around 1,000 abandoned mines along with the remains of iron machinery, wooden cabins, old rusting cars and other odds and ends from the mining era. The largest, most impressive remaining structure is the Skidoo Stamp Mill used to extract gold from raw ore. Route details: 18 Miles RT; 5000 > 5700ft **Fair Unpaved Road** Click image or title above for more…

Eureka Dunes by Mountain Bike | Death Valley National Park, California

Eureka Dunes | Death Valley, California

Eureka Dunes in Death Valley California and the tallest dunes in the State, rising over 680 feet above the desert floor. High winds on the dunes can literally blow you off your feet as you ascend toward the summit. However, you are likely to experience a soft landing on the sand. This trip via mountain bike covers around 40 miles of unpaved desert roads. Click image or title above for more…

Devil’s Racetrack by Mountain Bike | Death Valley National Park, California

Devil’s Racetrack is a dry flat lake bed in Death Valley, technically referred to as a playa, so flat that huge rocks are blown long distances by high winds when ground is wet. During wet, high wind conditions large rocks are moved across the lake bed leaving long tracks that are solidified when the lake bed is later baked in the high desert heat. This adventure journey covered nearly 40 miles of unpaved desert roads by mountain bike. Click image or title above for more…