Daniel Coleman


Daniel Coleman
(360) 481-1477

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.


Palm Desert


Jan 03 2020


2-3 hours
9:00 AM


Easy Hike


This hike is geared to beginner hikers or anyone wanting to learn the basics of staying safe on the trails while hiking.  We will cover the 10 essentials that all hikers should carry as well as information on hiking poles, clothing, backpacks, safety and first aid, water and tips on hiking on and off trails. We will walk on the Randall Henderson trail.   Bring 1 liter of  water, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and wear closed-toe shoes.

Meeting time 09:00, January 3rd, 2020, Hike length 2.5 miles , hiking time 1.5 hrs, Elevation gain 350 ft.,  Hike difficulty: Easy

Hike limited to 10 Hikers

Contact hike leader by email to be added to the list.

Daniel C

PLEASE EMAIL. Teninopt@gmail.com with questions or to sign up.



HIKE LOCATOR: leader will email directions.       HIKE DIFFICULTY: Easy

HIKE LEADER:Daniel Coleman 
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