Badwater Salton Sea 81 Miles

Badwater Salton Sea 81 mile journey from the Salton Sea beach (the largest lake in California), to the top of Palomar Mountain.

Badwater Salton Sea is a great way to prep for Badwater 135 miles Death Valley, temperatures were up to 107 degrees in the day and 50 degrees at night.

Our Team: Runners CJ Dhaliwal and David Coats.  Crew Major Dhaliwal and Akhilesh Verma.

Team: “Strangers In The Night“:  Pre race check in at Borrego Spring, CA.

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Borrego Springs is in the background.  Biggest tourist destination for Canadian, not sure why.   Why would someone want to live here and die from dehydration?

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World famous Borrego Springs sculptures.

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Visit to Palomar Mountain observatory.

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Pre race meeting and check in.

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Salton Sea Beach start line – A graveyard made up of millions of fish bones.  Salton Sea may seem like it has pristine white beaches, the shoreline was littered with millions of dead fish.

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Mile 49 Ranchita, snowman.

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HellHole Canyon 8 mile hike/run

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Finish line with race director.

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Elevation graph

 

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Route map

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One thought on “Badwater Salton Sea 81 Miles

  1. Wow! Really inspiring stuff CJ.

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