In April 1971, University of California Santa Cruz students Eric Reynolds and Dave Huntley were in Alaska's Juneau Icefield on a school Glaciology project. It was there on a glacier that the idea of a Marmot Club began.
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With inhospitable conditions and a violent geologic history, it would be easy to write Death Valley off as desert wasteland. Pay this incredible landscape a visit, though, and you’ll be itching to get back.