Palm Springs Life Magazine September 2009 (Hardbound)
ANNUAL DESERT LIVING ISSUE
ON THE COVER – The North Face of San Jacinto. Photography by Kirk Owens.
Above & Beyond
By Ann Japenga. Photography by Robert Speik.
The North Face of Mount San Jacinto diverts most climbers with its off-limits entry, rattlesnakes, rock and ice, and extreme weather. Those who dare to brave the elements often become part of the escarpment’s chilling history.
Focus on the Past
By Ann Japenga.
The work of early desert photographers offers a pictorial history of the desert before the resort lifestyle made it the land of luxury.
By Milton W. Jones
Nirvana For Shoppers
Distinctive destinations offer a variety of prime finds.
A Valley of Art
Look inside to see some of the desert’s world-class beauty.
For business or pleasure, the desert’s resort properties offer luxurious accommodations and world-class amenities.
Ready, Set … Relax
Try an innovative spa treatment and rejuvenate your spirit.
By Sheryl Nova.
How to prosper in the great alignment.