Every Summer people come to Palm Springs to enjoy outdoor activities but drop dead. Often such deaths were avoidable and due to ignorance and a lack of planning. People from benign climates often have no understanding of the risks high temperatures pose. Below are recommendations by the Palm Springs Fire Department. If you have friends visiting Palm Springs who go hiking or cycling it may be a good idea to double check with them that they are prepared.
Yes, Include Me!... The Blog
Things that affect people in Palm Springs.
The Yes, Include Me! blog, is written by Jonathan Freeman with love, curiosity and a dose of cynicism about Palm Springs and the people who try to run it for people who live here for whatever period that may be.