Tag: Hike

Dirty, Thirsty and Half-Baked Hiker Conquers Death Valley

July, 1966 Dirty, bearded and nearly done to a turn, Jean-Pierre Marquant staggered yesterday to the end of what you might call a cooked tour — a 102 mile hike through boiling Death Valley. “I’m happy it’s over,” said the footsore and weary Frenchman. He was taken to Death Valley National Monument headquarters at Furnace... Read More »