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Geology of the Mojave National Preserve                          

Date/Time: Friday, April 25, 7 pm – 9pm, Saturday, April 26, 8 am – 5 pm,Sunday, April 27, 8 am – 4 pm
Meet at: Hole in the Wall Campground, Mojave National Preserve
Fee: $125 members, $135 non member + camp fees
Instructor: Ted Reeves, Instructor, University of the Pacific
Hike Level: Moderate

From the swirling sands of Kelso Dunes to Hole in the Wall’s violent volcanic remnants, Mojave National Preserve serves as a showcase of ancient and modern geologic processes.  Rocks here reveal the stories of prehistoric landscapes as old as 2.7 billion years – over half the age of the Earth!  Explore and learn about the geology of the vast Mojave National Preserve with Ted Reeves, on this two night camping excursion with a base camp at the Hole-In-The-Wall campground.  You will need to provide your own camping equipment, food and drinks as there are few facilities in this national preserve.  Weather could be cold.  This class will take you to spectacular locations within the Mojave National Preserve.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

Click to download the course outline:   Geology of Mojave National Preserve Outline – Spg2014

If you are a member of JTNPA/PINE you will get a $10 discount off every Desert Institute class. If you are not a member you can become one here.

Please take the time to review our General Class Information and Fitness Levels before registering.

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