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I like this slightly downhill part of Old Kelso Road that heads toward the Old Dad Mountain block

I like this slightly downhill part of Old Kelso Road that heads toward the Old Dad Mountain block I pause on Old Kelso Road to admire the views back toward Cowhole Mountain, Soda Lake, and my campsite of the last two nightsThumbnailsLong and straight, Old Kelso Road heads toward the power lines that I can see three miles ahead, where I'll enter Jackass CanyonI pause on Old Kelso Road to admire the views back toward Cowhole Mountain, Soda Lake, and my campsite of the last two nightsThumbnailsLong and straight, Old Kelso Road heads toward the power lines that I can see three miles ahead, where I'll enter Jackass CanyonI pause on Old Kelso Road to admire the views back toward Cowhole Mountain, Soda Lake, and my campsite of the last two nightsThumbnailsLong and straight, Old Kelso Road heads toward the power lines that I can see three miles ahead, where I'll enter Jackass CanyonI pause on Old Kelso Road to admire the views back toward Cowhole Mountain, Soda Lake, and my campsite of the last two nightsThumbnailsLong and straight, Old Kelso Road heads toward the power lines that I can see three miles ahead, where I'll enter Jackass CanyonI pause on Old Kelso Road to admire the views back toward Cowhole Mountain, Soda Lake, and my campsite of the last two nightsThumbnailsLong and straight, Old Kelso Road heads toward the power lines that I can see three miles ahead, where I'll enter Jackass Canyon

... because it's slightly downhill and because it's a well-packed surface for riding. This road is otherwise mostly a slight uphill.