Discover the Art Murals of 29 Palms
Sat, October 22, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM / $110
As a gateway to Joshua Tree National Park, Twentynine Palms boasts wide-open vistas, the world’s largest US Marine base, and a burgeoning local art scene resulting in 20+ murals and sculptures detailing the unique history of the city as well as the landscape and wildlife of the Mojave Desert. Known as “The Oasis of Murals,” this outdoor art gallery features large-scale scenes of homesteader history, local characters, pivotal events, and the cities’ inextricable ties to the military. Hike Level: Easy
Wilderness Cooking School: Campsite Cooking
Sat, Oct 29, 8:00 AM – Sun, Oct 30, 2:00 PM / $240
Have you ever noticed that when you are out in the wilderness, everything tastes better? Back in the days of the Wild West, Dutch ovens were like gold. They were that important. The founders and cookbook authors of Dirty Gourmet will be with you to teach culinary techniques with an emphasis on cast iron, campfire, and propane stove cooking. You will also learn practical tips and tricks to ensure that cooking is an enjoyable and memorable part of the overall outdoor experience. After dinner, professional photographer Scott Klinger will go through the basics of night photography to enable you to document your campfire creations and outdoor adventures. To work up a good appetite, hikes with Lew Kingman are scheduled for both Saturday and Sunday. Lost Horse campground has been reserved for Friday, October 28 for those who wish to camp a day early. Class size limited to 12 participants, so sign up early!
Hike Level: Easy