Daniel Coleman

Organizer

Daniel Coleman
Phone
(360) 481-1477
Email
teninopt@gmail.com

Dan Coleman has been hiking on his own and with clubs in the Coachella Valley and nearby areas for over 2 years. He has participated in Many hikes as sweep and enjoys mapping and tracking the hikes as well. Back home in Washington State, Dan hiked and camped over many years with family and friends in the deserts in Eastern Washington, the Olympic and the Cascade mountain ranges. As a serviceman in the Air Force, he enjoyed some hiking in eastern France, Germany, and Austria. Dan's experience includes marine navigation and racing as well as search and rescue for the Olympia Harbor Patrol and Civil Air Patrol. Dan recently retired from practice after 40 years as a physical therapist and is looking forward to leading hikes in this area for both Desert Trails and Coachella Valley Hiking Clubs.

Location

Barker Dam Parking Lot
Category

Date

Jan 19 2022
Expired!

Labels

Easy Hike

Bill Keys….is that his real name?

Fourth in a Series of Five Historic Hikes in the High Desert
Joshua Tree National Park

  • Did Bill Keys shoot Worth Bagley in self-defense or was it murder?
  • What is the connection between Bill Keys and Perry Mason, television attorney?

FIRST STOP: Barker Dam and petroglyphs

SECOND STOP WITH STORIES: Wall Street Mill with stops at Bagley monument, old wind mill pump, Pink House, Refrigerator Rock.

THIRD STOP: ‘Iron Door Cave”….1 mile out and back. What was it used for…a jail, lock up for a difficult or disabled child, or to store dynamite? Answers will be revealed….

5 miles on three short loop trails, 200 feet elevation gain, 2-3 hours hiking time.

90 minute travel time to trailhead from I-10, Exit 120.

Group size limited to 8 hikers. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination required to participate.

HIKE DIFFICULTY: Easy

HIKE LEADER: Dan Coleman

HIKE LOCATOR: Joshua Tree

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