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Call of Darkness

My feet were dangling through a two foot square opening in the wooden floor. A hundred feet below me Bill shouts up that it looks interesting and that we should join him. I double check the rope to make sure I threaded it properly though my rappelling rack, doing it wrong can have fatal consequences. […]

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Dezert magazine Fall 2012

Dezert magazine Fall 2012 In this issue we kick off the Holiday Season with stories about Joshua Tree National Park, What happened to the Catalina Buffalo, the Rainmaker of San Diego, Carson’s Route Through the 40 Mile Desert, The Life of Randall Henderson ( by Phil Brigandi ), Bandit’s Treasure, Gold and Silver of the […]

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Dezert magazine October 2011

Dezert magazine October 2011 This is the biggest issue to date, with over 70 pages to fill your adventurous needs!!! We start with a trip to Escalante Utah to find out just how much fun canyoneering can be. Kathy Weiser-Alexander will strike fear in your heart with her story about the Phantom of Vallecitos. Meanwhile […]

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Desert Plants and Wildflowers: Survival of the Fittest

The wind-blown trunks and roots of the sagebrush are twisted and exposed. Branches and leaves are pale and lifeless. The fierce weather of early spring continues to blast through the desert landscape and yet, somehow, there is a spark of life. First a leaf sprouting from a dried twig, then a thin plant stalk that […]

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