Intrigued at an early age by the quiet complexity of this desert playground, local author and photographer Kevin Powell has spent forty four years hiking, rock climbing, photographing and exploring within Joshua Tree National Park. 

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Kevin Powell Images

Photo courtesy of Art Kidwell

Published work as an author includes his new book,  40 Classic Day Hikes of Joshua Tree National Park and articles for Climbing and Rock and Ice Magazines. 


Photographic clients have included Black Diamond Equipment, Chockstone Press, Falcon Guides, Globe-Pequot Publishing, K Daniels and Associates, National Park Service, Patagonia Clothing, Outside Magazine along with other outdoor related periodicals and manufactures.