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My hiking buddy for a terrific trip to Death Valley with geographical and geological amazements, and plenty of hiking and scrambling.
Badwater Basin — lowest point. Salt crystals. Yes, they did taste like salt.
Desolation Canyon — lots of rock scrambling, but then great views. We wore gloves everywhere we hiked.
Borax 20-Mule Train — fascinating stories of those hauls.
Sometimes 4-point crawling/climbing — whatever got us up!
My buddies for adventure at Stoney Creek Ziplining in Seward, Alaska.
Ziplining wasn't all: a swinging bridge, too.
And, THAT wasn't all: rappelling off of several platforms. Once I realized I really was safe, and wouldn't plummet to the ground in one second, I thought it was fun.