We likely would not have discovered and followed Wildrose Road if not for the diverted attempt to locate and visit Ballarat. Not much of a road to speak of, as it last got paved 80 years ago and only parts of it are paved. Still it was a beautiful drive down one of the least… Continue reading Wildrose Road Death Valley
Author: David M.
Wildrose in Death Valley
We took the highly untraveled Wildrose Road back up thru some of the higher elevation parts of Death Valley. There are some large charcoal kilns out here, but we wanted to get back on the main road to get lunch so we skipped the kilns this time. We connected to nearby Emigrant Canyon Road to… Continue reading Wildrose in Death Valley
The Road to Ballarat
Our first adventure out of Panamint Springs was to find the ghost town Ballarat. We ran down this bumpy dirt road for 10 miles or so before realizing that it was going to kill my vehicle and we’d likely run out of gas and die. Sadly, we never got to visit Ballarat, but we were… Continue reading The Road to Ballarat