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Zabriskie Point reopens a month ahead of schedule!

Zabriskie Point, which was closed on December 1, 2014 for repairs, has been reopened to the public – a full month ahead of schedule! Thank you, contractors! The site required major rehabilitation and reconstruction of rock retaining walls and to repave the trail. Part of Death Valley National Park, Zabriskie Point is a popular sunrise …

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Ultra runners frustrated by Badwater race’s move away from Death Valley

James Rainey has written over at the L.A. Times about the Badwater Ultramarathon move.  From the article: Athletes lament the relocation of ‘the toughest foot race in the world’ pending a safety review by the National Park Service. For 27 straight summers, all that stood between runners and completion of the Badwater Ultramarathon was 135 miles …

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