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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 /

The old road passes an official Wilderness marker (non-Wilderness begins here) with the Rex Mine headframe in sunset silhouette

The old road passes an official Wilderness marker (non-Wilderness begins here) with the Rex Mine headframe in sunset silhouette 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 agoThumbnailsPassing the Rex Mine boxcar cabins under the red glow of sunsetBack 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 agoThumbnailsPassing the Rex Mine boxcar cabins under the red glow of sunsetBack 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 agoThumbnailsPassing the Rex Mine boxcar cabins under the red glow of sunsetBack 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 agoThumbnailsPassing the Rex Mine boxcar cabins under the red glow of sunsetBack 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 agoThumbnailsPassing the Rex Mine boxcar cabins under the red glow of sunset

OOfficial Wilderness is usually just marked by an easy-to-miss post like the one here, but in this case, additional rocks have been placed across the roadbed so that vehicles don't enter Wilderness unintentionally.