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I'm often asked, "What exactly is"  Although it should be clear as a bell to me, it's always a tough question to answer.  Like Death Valley, is different for everyone.

One, we strive to paint a unique picture of the people and things in the Death Valley region.  We do this through our articles and special features, like Death Valley Gold and our Death Valley Gallery.

Two, we work to keep the area's visitors informed about the many diverse things to see and do in the Death Valley region.  There is truly something to enjoy for every visitor.

Three, we host a wonderful online community of Death Valley enthusiasts, new and old, at our Death Valley Talk forum.  Some even contributes to the trail reports and news items that we bring you throughout

Finally, is owned and published by Panamint Springs Resort in Death Valley National Park. The editor of is me, Randy Banis, a public lands activist in the Mojave Desert. Since its inception in 1997, has been produced by my firm, Sundance MediaCom of Lancaster, California.

If you have questions about or myself, please see the Contact Us section of this web site. is the definitive guide to the Death Valley region on the World Wide Web. Viewed by tens of thousands of people around the world every month, provides visitors with such valuable information as:

  • lodging and camping facilities
  • hiking trails and 4x4 backcountry roads
  • maps and guides to Death Valley destinations
  • local weather conditions
  • survival tips
  • Gift Shop
  • Death Valley Gold—articles, stories and photos from visitors sharing their Death Valley experiences.
  • links to Park Service and other helpful websites offers your business an easily affordable opportunity to reach and advertise to its audience. For only a few pennies each, you can directly communicate with targeted internet users already interested in visiting and learning about the Death Valley region.

The domain name is owned by Panamint Springs Resort, located in Death Valley National Park. Since 1996 they have enlisted Randy Banis, aka Last Chance Rand, to develop and maintain the web site. Essentially, Panamint Springs is the publisher of, and Randy is the Editor.

The Death Valley Talk forums are fortunate to have two very good moderators in Jim Kenney, aka Rubiblue, and David Bricker, aka David Bricker.

For more about Panamint Springs Resort, click here. For more about Randy Banis, click here.

To contact us at, please click here.