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Fire and Ice: Badwater 146: Part 4

The Crux of the Crossing After another pretty much sleepless night, we awoke at 3:30 a.m. to start the day. I asked Bob how he felt and he replied that he was anxious and ready to go. If we got … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice Badwater 146: Part Three

Beginning of the Ice – Mount Whitney Having completed the “easy” +130-mile part of the Winter Badwater, the cooler (than a Fire crossing) desert portion, Heather drove us back down to Lone Pine and the awaiting showers and beds at … Continue reading

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First Ever Winter Badwater

From February 21 through Feb 27, 2021, Marshall Ulrich completed the first ever Winter Badwater! He crossed the desert on foot from the Badwater Basin at 282 feet below see level in Death Valley National Park to the Whitney Portal … Continue reading

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