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Home / Mojave bicycle-camping trips / 2007: Death Valley National Park bikepacking / Day 3: Gold Valley Road camp site to Furnace Creek Campground, Death Valley National Park 11

I enjoy the cool, cloudy morning around my camp site in the mountains on Gold Valley Road at about 4700 feet.

I ride back down the dirt of Gold Valley Road some eight miles to rejoin the gravel Greenwater Valley Road that I left yesterday at about 3000 feet.

After a slow ten-mile climb on Greenwater Valley Road's gravel to reach 4000 feet, the final 29 miles of the day are mostly paved and downhill toward Death Valley's Furnace Creek Campground (280 feet below sea level).

My digital camera breaks down on the way down Gold Valley Road, so there aren't many photos today. 47.5 bicycle miles.