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Eric's Christmas trip from Sandy this year was to Death Valley. It was a complete surprise for us, not what either expected. We thought it would be miles and miles of desert salt flats. Instead (in addition to miles of salt flats) there was a wide variety of geological formations, the ability to go from -380 feet below sea level to 5000+ feet above the same point, and a diversity of plant life. (Not to mention one day's 65+ MPH winds at higher elevations.) A much more unique spot then we were expecting!

Western Mountains around Death Valley

Western Mountains around Death Valley

West Valley Road Wild Flowers

West Valley Road Wild Flowers

Wild Flower Bush

Wild Flower Bush

Sandy Next to our Trusty Jeep

Sandy Next to our Trusty Jeep

Death Valley Western Mountain Range

Death Valley Western Mountain Range

Striped Butte Close Up

Striped Butte Close Up

Wild Burros

Wild Burros

Panorama of Striped Butte

Panorama of Striped Butte

Mix of Wild Flowers

Mix of Wild Flowers

Appoaching Striped Butte

Appoaching Striped Butte

Warm Spring Canyon Road

Warm Spring Canyon Road

Close Up of Wild Flowers Along Warm Spring Canyon Road

Close Up of Wild Flowers Along Warm Spring Canyon Road

Hillside Wild Flowers

Hillside Wild Flowers

Warm Springs Canyon Road Looking Towards Badwater

Warm Springs Canyon Road Looking Towards Badwater

280 Feet Below Sea Level

280 Feet Below Sea Level

Not Smooth Salt Flats

Not Smooth Salt Flats

Crowds Walking Out On Badwater

Crowds Walking Out On Badwater

Artists Palette

Artists Palette

Panorama of Artists Palette

Panorama of Artists Palette

Dante's View Over Death Valley

Dante's View Over Death Valley

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