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Posted By: Bob Harris, 12-08-2012, 08:12 PM

Our daytrip continues, having visited the Goldwell open air art museum and the ghost town of Rhyolite Nevada, we continue up the road to take the 27 mile dirt road trip through Titus Canyon. After reaching the top of Red Pass, el. 5200', the road drops down into the canyon and then into Death Valley where the elevation is below sea level. 4X4 is recommended but the road was in good condition and most vehicles shouldn't have a problem. Contact the DV parks division and make sure the road is passable, not many people travel this area in off season. Here is a short video describing the area and trip. I was happy that we got some great light in Titus which shows the steep canyon walls. Titus Canyon and Death Valley NP Video (DesertUSA)

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12-08-2012, 08:37 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by Bob Harris Quote
Our daytrip continues, having visited the Goldwell open air art museum and the ghost town of Rhyolite Nevada, we continue up the road to take the 27 mile dirt road trip through Titus Canyon. After reaching the top of Red Pass, el. 5200', the road drops down into the canyon and then into Death Valley where the elevation is below sea level. 4X4 is recommended but the road was in good condition and most vehicles shouldn't have a problem. Contact the DV parks division and make sure the road is passable, not many people travel this area in off season. Here is a short video describing the area and trip. I was happy that we got some great light in Titus which shows the steep canyon walls. Titus Canyon and Death Valley NP Video (DesertUSA)
Location and timing are everything Bob, a great series. Would not want to be stranded there at any time of the year. TFS Cliff
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Desolate but interesting scenery.
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Now that is some road! Thanks for taking us along for the ride.

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#2 has excellent color. I will not be going there in my Celica.
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Wow - love those photos; makes me want to check out that road.
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spectacular awesome sight of nature, beautifully captured by you... a great series indeed.

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great light & colours, what an awesome trip to take, cheers.

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Really like the rock only shots. Immensely satisfying texture and color.
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Some great shots here Bob. Another place I need to go check out. Looks like you're trying a new style here - more sharpening than you usually use? I like the effect in #3 and #4 especially.
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These are spectacular! They are all soooo good. Were you really as alone as these photos suggest? You know, fundamentally Norman and I do much the same kind of travel as you and Terri, only we are up here in the north traveling by canoe or snowshoe. Still, into wild rugged isolation. Amazing.
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Location and timing are everything Bob, a great series. Would not want to be stranded there at any time of the year. TFS Cliff
thanks Cliff, especially during the summer, you know how hot it can get at times in the desert.
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Desolate but interesting scenery.
Our deserts are quite isolated EM and I think most of us enjoy it that way
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Now that is some road! Thanks for taking us along for the ride.
Glad you enjoyed the trip, please send gas money.
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#2 has excellent color. I will not be going there in my Celica.
There are some bad stretches, but you should be able to make it Kyle, famous last words I guess.
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