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Home / Mojave Preserve and Desert bikepacking trips / 2000: Mojave National Preserve Bicycle Camping Trip #2 / Day 2: Leaving Kelbaker Road campsite and riding to Mid Hills Campground, Mojave National Preserve 8

Today's ride is more ambitious. From here at 2000 feet, I'll ride over the crest of Kelbaker Road at 3800 feet, down to Kelso Depot at 2100 feet, then up to Mid Hills Campground at about 5500 feet. The final 10 miles or so are on gravelly and sandy dirt roads: Cedar Canyon Road, Black Canyon Road, and Wild Horse Canyon Road. 50.6 miles, 6:15 hours, 34.1 mph max speed, 8.1 mph average