Saturday, January 26, 2013


Elijah Collard  will be premiering his documentary "Hiking History: The Death Valley Escape Trail" Saturday, February 9th, 2013 in Panamint Springs, CA.

 Elijah's father, Leonard Collard, (with the help of others) erected the Death Valley Escape Trail (ET) signs along with the Rogers Pass, Fish Canyon, Silent Seplechre, and Father Fish Death site signs.  In 1992 they hiked (with a film crew) the first 60 miles of the trail from Bennett's Well (DV) to Indian Joe Springs (Trona).  It has taken him over 20 years to complete the documentary, but it is now finished.  

Highlights of the Documentary include:
Narrator: Gene Evans - 3 time Emmy Nominee
Hikers interviewed include: LeRoy and Jean Johnson, Leonard Collard
Interviews: John Southworth, Ed Rothfuss (former Supt. of DVNP) and many more.
Music: John Lee Hooker
Premiere information:
Hiking History: The Death Valley Escape Trail (Premiere)
Saturday Evening Feb. 9, 2013 - 9:00PM to 10:00PM
Panamint Spring Resort Restaurant (Panamint Springs, CA)
FREE Admission
The restaurant will close at 9PM so come early to eat.  The Bar area will remain open during the show.
Please support the restaurant in appreciation for the use of their facility.

Documentary Trailer Link to Youtube:

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