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Home / Mojave Preserve and Desert bikepacking trips / 2009, Fall: Mojave National Preserve / Day 3: Devil's Playground to Cornfield Spring Road via Jackass Canyon by bicycle /

I try riding the worn-out paved track along the wash to avoid the deep sand and gravel in Jackass Canyon

I try riding the worn-out paved track along the wash to avoid the deep sand and gravel in Jackass Canyon A final glimpse of the Old Dad Mountain block as I get on with the trudge up Jackass CanyonThumbnailsThe faded paved track to the left is rather washed-out and grown-in, so I abandon it and return to the gravel of Jackass CanyonA final glimpse of the Old Dad Mountain block as I get on with the trudge up Jackass CanyonThumbnailsThe faded paved track to the left is rather washed-out and grown-in, so I abandon it and return to the gravel of Jackass CanyonA final glimpse of the Old Dad Mountain block as I get on with the trudge up Jackass CanyonThumbnailsThe faded paved track to the left is rather washed-out and grown-in, so I abandon it and return to the gravel of Jackass CanyonA final glimpse of the Old Dad Mountain block as I get on with the trudge up Jackass CanyonThumbnailsThe faded paved track to the left is rather washed-out and grown-in, so I abandon it and return to the gravel of Jackass CanyonA final glimpse of the Old Dad Mountain block as I get on with the trudge up Jackass CanyonThumbnailsThe faded paved track to the left is rather washed-out and grown-in, so I abandon it and return to the gravel of Jackass Canyon

This marks the start of two or three miles of mostly unrideable gravel in Jackass Canyon. I travelled Jackass Canyon during my Xmas 2007 Mojave National Preserve trip, so I know what to expect this time.