To reach the beginning of the Titus Canyon Road 27-mile drive, take Hwy 374 toward Beatty.  After entering Nevada, the turnoff sign appears along the highway:
This small unnamed peak made mostly of solid rock is the first interesting landmark.  This rock mass towers about 400-500 feet above the road:
A little farther up the road is this interesting minor peak with a jagged summit:
There is a pullout for vehicles at White Pass, where there are some nice views:
An old road which is now a walking trail heads up from White Pass toward the nearby minor peak:
From White Pass, the Bare Mountain Range in Nevada is visible through the foothills by looking to the east:
A picture of Steve and Daria taken at White Pass on the Titus Canyon Road:
This massive unnamed peak can be seen by looking to the west from White Pass.  This is the peak which rises up above Red Pass:
But the greatest view of all as seen from White Pass is Thimble Peak, seen here on the far upper left:
While descending from White Pass down the other side, this view of the cliffs portion of the road comes into view:
We didn't stop much along the cliffs section of the road, but there are some sheer drop-offs on the right side:
Check out the beautiful colored layers of rock on the minor peak above Red Pass:
Just before reaching Red Pass, this is the view looking to the east at some of the minor peaks we passed by:
Parking at Red Pass and looking at the cliffs section of the road which we had just driven:
Daria posing at Red Pass with some unusual rock formations behind her:
There is a trail which leads up through some of these formations for a closer look:
The road continues to the west from Red Pass with a very steep drop.  Good brakes are important for the next few miles:
Mount Palmer (left peak) is the centerpiece of the view to the northwest from Red Pass:
Steve at Red Pass standing directly below the summit bump of Mount Palmer:
After dropping down about 1,300 feet in elevation on Titus Canyon Road, Leadfield ghost town appears on the hillside:
According to available information, this building is the old Leadfield post office:
The post office has this smaller structure attached to it:
Notice the dramatic location of Leadfield at the base of 600 foot high cliffs:
Remains of a concrete pad with the sides and roof completely missing:
A small building located at the top of a tailing near a mine:
The interior of the buildings shows the badly decaying condition of everything:
Note how the buildings have tin siding to keep some of the elements out:
Various pieces of tin siding cover this building except for the areas of missing doors and windows:
Remnants of a building which has completely collapsed:
The next two pictures look like a sealed up mine, but this is actually the sealed up entrance to a crystal cave which has beautiful and amazing formations:
The crystal cave is off-limits to park visitors, but we have seen photographs of it during the nighttime slideshows at Furnace Creek Visitor Center:
A view of the bare hillsides and mountains around Leadfield:
Two pictures of a larger structure which is still standing:
A mining tunnel entrance with a mine heading deep into the hillside:
Notice how Death Valley mining tunnels have gates which keep visitors out but allow for bats to enter and take refuge:
View from high atop a tailing of the surrounding area:
Can you figure out what this building was used for by looking at the cutouts on the wood?:
Some old logs which were abandoned here decades ago:
Getting a picture by the Leadfield sign located near the parking area:
About 1/3 of a mile driving past Leadfield, this triangular peak of bending rock is passed:
A sign here notifies drivers that they are officially entering Titus Canyon.  This spot was our parking location for our Upper Fall Canyon crossover hike:
The upper portion of Titus Canyon has low canyon walls to start with:
Vehicles driving through Titus Canyon come quite close to the rock walls at times:
Up ahead, a monolith block of rock is visible.   The road heads straight toward it and then turns right:
Soon, the higher peaks above the canyon walls become quite scenic:
This canyon wall looks like a giant section was just cut out of the mountainside:
Notice that we were frequently pulling off the road to take photographs:
On the right side, it looks like the canyon wall has huge rock steps or blocks:
A contrast between the two sides of the canyon walls, with the left being smooth and polished and the right being more bulgy:
The lower portion of the Titus Canyon narrows are by far the most spectacular part of the entire drive:
A hike up Lower Titus Canyon should come at least this far up the road to enjoy the grand scenery:
Some of the peaks above the Titus Canyon narrows are 3,000 feet higher than the road:
A massive canyon wall seen along the road:
The road is constantly turning in the lower canyon and thus the scenery is always changing:
Daria scrambling up an interesting portion of canyon wall:
Beautiful patterns which appear on the Titus Canyon wall in the lower narrows:
A huge undercut sculpted when flash flooding occurred in past times:
Very tight narrows in the lower canyon with only enough space for vehicles to get through:
Titus Canyon is a truly incredible way to experience Death Valley narrows and towering walls:
The mouth of Titus Canyon with the parking lot for hikers just beyond:
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