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West Edgar Canyon #3 makes a tight left turn just ahead, and continues to rise into the Providence Mountains

West Edgar Canyon #3 makes a tight left turn just ahead, and continues to rise into the Providence Mountains At 3300 feet, it's time to stop for an energy bar break and to consider backtracking out of West Edgar Canyon #3ThumbnailsTwo tufts of yellow grass decorate a jumble of rocks in West Edgar Canyon #3, Mojave National PreserveAt 3300 feet, it's time to stop for an energy bar break and to consider backtracking out of West Edgar Canyon #3ThumbnailsTwo tufts of yellow grass decorate a jumble of rocks in West Edgar Canyon #3, Mojave National PreserveAt 3300 feet, it's time to stop for an energy bar break and to consider backtracking out of West Edgar Canyon #3ThumbnailsTwo tufts of yellow grass decorate a jumble of rocks in West Edgar Canyon #3, Mojave National PreserveAt 3300 feet, it's time to stop for an energy bar break and to consider backtracking out of West Edgar Canyon #3ThumbnailsTwo tufts of yellow grass decorate a jumble of rocks in West Edgar Canyon #3, Mojave National PreserveAt 3300 feet, it's time to stop for an energy bar break and to consider backtracking out of West Edgar Canyon #3ThumbnailsTwo tufts of yellow grass decorate a jumble of rocks in West Edgar Canyon #3, Mojave National Preserve

With more daylight hours, I'd keep on going; the best part might be just around the corner, who knows. According to my maps, I'm probably only half, or two-thirds, of the way up the walkable canyon. I should come back when the days are longer.