Organizer

Daniel Coleman
Daniel Coleman
Phone
(360) 481-1477
Email
[email protected]

Daniel Coleman has been hiking on his own and with clubs in the Coachella Valley and nearby areas for over 10 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 and in the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges. As a serviceman in the Air Force, he enjoyed some hiking in the Phillipines, eastern France, Germany, and Austria. Dan's experience includes marine navigation and sailboat racing as well as search and rescue for the Olympia Harbor Patrol and the Civil Air Patrol. Dan retired from practice after 40 years as a physical therapist and enjoys leading hikes here in the desert. Dan has developed 7 hikes in and around Joshua Tree National Park during which he relates historical tales of adventure and misadventure at these sites. When you discover an old cabin or mine while hiking in the desert, it likely holds a story of adventure from the late 1800’s to early 1900’s. Join Dan on his hikes to hear what happened in seven of these different locations!

Location

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park
Category

HIKE GROUP SAFETY

Date

Feb 10 2024
Expired!

Labels

Easy Hike

LAST MAN STANDING – JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK

If Joshua Tree National Park had a city center, this hike would be Main Street. We touch on Cattle Rustlers’ hideouts, Gold Mining Claim Jumpers, Ambush gunfights, Horse thieves, and Gold Stamp Mills.

George Brath, known by a different name, ties all the stories together. Come join us in a walk through the Wild West. 

An easy 5 mile hike in Joshua Tree National Park to learn about the fascinating life of this man and see where he lived and worked. 

  • Where did George Brath come from?
  • Why did he change his name?
  • Where did he live and travel?
  • Where did he ultimately settle?

5  miles with elevation gain 250 ft.

Hiker Limit:                10 hikers                                    
Difficulty:                     Easy
Time:                            3.5 hours
Location:                      Joshua Tree National Park

Please email Daniel to sign up for this hike. 

HIKE LEADER: Daniel Coleman

HIKE LOCATOR: Joshua Tree

HIKE DIFFICULTY: Easy

Note: You must be a current CVHC member to hike with the club!   Join Now!