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Heading toward the Marl Mountains as I climb Kelbaker Road out of Kelso, Mojave National Preserve

Heading toward the Marl Mountains as I climb Kelbaker Road out of Kelso, Mojave National Preserve I pause on the way up Kelbaker Road to eat an energy bar and look across Kelso Valley toward the Mid HillsThumbnails20 minutes later, I'm around the bend on Kelbaker Road, with the Providence Mountains further and further behind meI pause on the way up Kelbaker Road to eat an energy bar and look across Kelso Valley toward the Mid HillsThumbnails20 minutes later, I'm around the bend on Kelbaker Road, with the Providence Mountains further and further behind meI pause on the way up Kelbaker Road to eat an energy bar and look across Kelso Valley toward the Mid HillsThumbnails20 minutes later, I'm around the bend on Kelbaker Road, with the Providence Mountains further and further behind meI pause on the way up Kelbaker Road to eat an energy bar and look across Kelso Valley toward the Mid HillsThumbnails20 minutes later, I'm around the bend on Kelbaker Road, with the Providence Mountains further and further behind meI pause on the way up Kelbaker Road to eat an energy bar and look across Kelso Valley toward the Mid HillsThumbnails20 minutes later, I'm around the bend on Kelbaker Road, with the Providence Mountains further and further behind me

Scenery-wise, this is probably my favourite part of the westbound Kelbaker Road climb out of Kelso. When the road reaches the Marl Mountains ahead, it bends to the left (northwest).