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Tours Segment – June 6, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Seg 3 – Tours Segment

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RED JEEP TOURS “MOUNTAINS OF FUN” w/ Rick Curtiss re; 74-794 Lennon Pl., Ste., B. Palm Desert.
– REPORT that they are only doing morning tours now.
1. San Andreas Fault Tour – the regular main tour in the morning.
2. Indian Canyons – usually starts @ 8 AM.
3. Still doing Joshua Tree.
4. Cancelling the Painted Canyon Tour in the summer.
– REPORT that they are only doing one tour and get off the Desert floor before it gets hot. Start earlier.
– DISCUSSION of why the hottest time of the day is around 4 PM. i.e. adobe houses.
– REPORT of the Indian Canyons Tour. The flowers, the streams are all running out of their banks. It’s cooler there. HAS THE BIGGEST CA. FAN PALM OASIS in the World!!!
– REPORT that there are 5 Canyons; Palm, Andreas, Murray, Chino and Tahquitz.
– DISCUSSION of the training the almost 40 guides go thru.
– REPORT that there are usually 4 major tours 1. San Andreas Fault Tour in a Jeep; 2. Indian Canyons Tour in a Jeep w/ hiking; 3. Joshua Tree National Park Tour in SUVs w/ some hiking; 4. Painted Canyons Tour in Mecca Hills in a Jeep, w/ emphasis on agriculture in the Valley.
– REPORT that only the California Fan Palms are indigenous to the Coachella Valley.
– (contact info; www.red-jeep.com and (760 324-5337).

Rick

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