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"We traveled to Death Valley for the super bloom and discovered the only open camping was backcountry. The park ranger recommended the foothills of the Panamint Mountain range, where several dirt roads led up into its canyons.
From Badwater Road, we turned on West Side Road, a gravel drive bisecting the vast salt flats. After a few miles, we turned right up Trail Canyon, a 4WD only dirt road that we only felt confident driving in a Jeep.
All this effort was worth it for the solitude of camping alone in a wide-open canyon and the endless views of the valley below when we packed up camp."
-Ryan Morgan @los.adventures
Tent - REI Camp Dome
Camera - Fujifilm X-E2
Camping on Mount Whitney is not for the faint of heart, for it raises higher than any piece of land in the USA outside of Alaska.
The reward for ultra-light packing means on-demand immaculate skies, like seen here at Todos Santos in Baja California.
With a tent setup unrestricted by ground conditions and other weather variables at this Hawaiian campspot, we can only wonder: Is this the future of camping?