dryfj.com / drycyclist.com

66/81
Home / Mojave Preserve and Desert bikepacking trips / 2009, Fall: Mojave National Preserve / Day 5: Hike to Rex Mine and west edge of the Providence Mountains, Mojave National Preserve /

Back on the old road, it's time to head back to camp; the upper-left of the hill ahead is where I visited the cave a while ago

Back on the old road, it's time to head back to camp; the upper-left of the hill ahead is where I visited the cave a while ago I climb down from the rooster comb and notice a small tailings pile of greenish shale-like stripsThumbnailsThe old road passes an official Wilderness marker (non-Wilderness begins here) with the Rex Mine headframe in sunset silhouetteI climb down from the rooster comb and notice a small tailings pile of greenish shale-like stripsThumbnailsThe old road passes an official Wilderness marker (non-Wilderness begins here) with the Rex Mine headframe in sunset silhouetteI climb down from the rooster comb and notice a small tailings pile of greenish shale-like stripsThumbnailsThe old road passes an official Wilderness marker (non-Wilderness begins here) with the Rex Mine headframe in sunset silhouetteI climb down from the rooster comb and notice a small tailings pile of greenish shale-like stripsThumbnailsThe old road passes an official Wilderness marker (non-Wilderness begins here) with the Rex Mine headframe in sunset silhouetteI climb down from the rooster comb and notice a small tailings pile of greenish shale-like stripsThumbnailsThe old road passes an official Wilderness marker (non-Wilderness begins here) with the Rex Mine headframe in sunset silhouette

With only an hour of daylight remaining, I won't make it back to camp by dark, but I'll be almost there. Best of all, I'll pass through the Rex Mine area during the luminous light of sunset.