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Tours Segment – March 5, 2024

3:00 – 4:00 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 on his 2019 Jeopardy Appearance.
– REPORT that Red Jeep is VERY BUSY. All 15 Jeeps have been out twice a day.
– DISCUSSION of what comment they hear the most from their clients. “Didn’t think the Desert would have this much foliage.” The desert doesn’t bloom every year.
– REPORT that the desert wildflowers don’t last long.
– REPORT that Red-Jeep Tours is in it’s 36th year. Was started by a woman.
– REPORT that the rain can make “huge” changes in the canyons and washes that they use as their “roads”.
– REPORT They have 15 Jeeps and 2 SUVs. They have 40 drivers/guides. All are well-trained and make their own tours up. Although there is a list of required things to show on the tour. They run tours 3 or 4 days a week.
1. San Andreas Fault Tour
2. Indian Canyons
3. Joshua Tree
4. Painted Canyon Tour
– DISCUSSION of the tour items they have for animals, babies, older folks etc. Children 6 years and older will enjoy the tour and there are booster seats.
– REPORT on the new “solar” bathrooms that are along the routes.
– REPORT that there are 5 Canyons; Palm, Andreas, Murray, Chino and Tahquitz REPORT on the 3 ways the plates move. 1. Subduction zone. 2. Plate spreading. 3. Strike/slip.
– REPORT on how the guides are trained.
– DISCUSSION that their tours are given on a piece of private property.
– REPORT that every 2 years they have to take a First Aid Course and are given a certificate.
– (contact info; www.red-jeep.com and (760 324-5337).


Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Bob Beckwith 09.21.1933 – 02.2024

R.I.P. Carl Weathers 1.14.48 – 2.1.24

R.I.P. Chita Rivera 1.23.33-1.30.24

R.I.P. Joyce Randolph 10.21.1924 – 1.13.2024

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