Briggs Cabin

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Re: Briggs Cabin

Postby sandman » Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:13 am

camel: I've heard that some people actually make some money cabin sitting. They basically stay in a cabin (Kopper King, Minietta, Briggs) for people who want to use it on a particular weekend. Since cabins are first come, first serve it's not possible to guarantee availability, but a cabin sitter helps. Of course, it's necessary to have a friend or someone who will do it for money and the problem is that others have the same idea, especially when it comes to Briggs.
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Re: Briggs Cabin

Postby CrustyOldFart » Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:35 am

Hopefully no drunk redneck decides to put on a fireworks show at the cabin tonight and burn it to the ground as a result. A lot of the people I've seen go up that way aren't the types to be terribly careful when it comes to that sort of thing. Just sayin...
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Re: Briggs Cabin

Postby camel » Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:32 pm

Drone view of Stone Cabin and Briggs Cabin in the Panamint section of Death Valley
As you can see it sometimes gets a bit crowded up there.
Would you walk a mile for me?
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Re: Briggs Cabin

Postby deathvalleyjake » Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:01 am

Crowded? Maybe if you hit it at the wrong time, but every time I've passed by the cabins they've been deserted. I have literally never seen anyone other than members of the party I'm with at the cabins. Apparently we have very good timing because I hate crowds!
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