Just here for a brief visit?
We offer a 1 Day "VISITORS PASS" no fees are set per each adventure. One may wish to tip or donate but that is to their discretion . Hikes are only offered to the outside public if space is available.
For a list of current and upcoming events, select the events button.
We do offer free community hikes
such as our morning sunrise hikes.
Call me at: 760-408-8237
Would you like to hike Palm Springs desert trails with a knowledgeable hiking guide sharing the history and natural beauty?
Are you visitor, or long time resident of the Palm Springs or Coachella Valley area?
No matter your duration of time in this beautiful part of the country, one of first images that grabs your attention is hills and mountains surrounding the Coachella Valley.
Trails, nature preserves, monuments, state and national parks are all within a 50 miles radius of the Coachella Valley communities. Each of these locations is open to you for exploration. Enhance your hiking and outdoor adventures with Distance To Be Traveled.
"Distance To Be Traveled" is a creation born of the belief that beauty and adventure exist in every part of nature, and they are waiting for us to discover them. What makes this experience even better is the laughter and fellowship that comes with the company of like-minded people, young and old, from all walks of life, who are eager to travel the distance, near or far, and explore the treasures of the Coachella Valley.
Do you wish you had a better knowledge of Joshua Tree National Park, Salton Sea area,
and the San Andreas Fault?
Maybe you are looking for guide who has lived in area for a long period of time, and that person understands the difference between tourist trap adventures versus true local outdoor experiences.
Our leader is Jason Bruecks, who has lived in the Coachella Valley since 1974. His knowledge of hiking trails, flora and fauna, geography, and the history of Palm Springs and the surrounding communities distinguish him as a local expert on desert exploration. Whether
you are here for a brief vacation, or are a permanent resident, he will help you plan an unforgettable exploration our "Coachella Valley Playground."
Distance 2B Traveled website details upcoming hiking events, kayaking and whitewater
trips. In addition, hikes are planned over the seasons. You can escape the hot desert during the summer months by joining Distance 2B Traveled for beach and snorkeling trips, tubing trips on the Colorado River, and/or mountain hiking and camping trips. Winter months are spent hiking on the many trails through the Coachella Valley.
Are you visiting for short period of time? Email Jason Bruecks via the website. He will answer your nature interest questions to help make your stay adventurous.
You can join for single adventure or a yearly membership.
Your hiking and outdoor adventure is just waiting for you. Review the upcoming events and event information sheet on the Hiking Schedule. Take that first step and email Distance 2B Traveled in care Jason Bruecks. Note which events you have interested and ask as many questions you may have.
Distance 2B Traveled (EDUCATIONAL CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE)
Also provides a classroom experience to learn about our desert and the 33 deserts around world.
Each program is about 45 minutes and is set for all ages.
Programs have been screened: