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I nervously hike cross-country by flashlight toward the lights of Baker, in search of the road back to my tent OK, I admit it--I'm lost, but not totallyThumbnailsAfter 1/ 2 mile or so, I'm relieved to stumble across Indian Springs Road as hopedOK, I admit it--I'm lost, but not totallyThumbnailsAfter 1/ 2 mile or so, I'm relieved to stumble across Indian Springs Road as hopedOK, I admit it--I'm lost, but not totallyThumbnailsAfter 1/ 2 mile or so, I'm relieved to stumble across Indian Springs Road as hopedOK, I admit it--I'm lost, but not totallyThumbnailsAfter 1/ 2 mile or so, I'm relieved to stumble across Indian Springs Road as hopedOK, I admit it--I'm lost, but not totallyThumbnailsAfter 1/ 2 mile or so, I'm relieved to stumble across Indian Springs Road as hoped

If I decide that I'm completely lost, I can walk westward a couple of miles to Kelbaker Road if needed to get my bearings. I come across a clearing that looks like it might be Indian Springs Road, but isn't. - Hiking toward the distant lights of Baker is the only thing that makes sense right now. I cross numerous little drainage dips and hope that I haven't somehow crossed Indian Springs Road without realizing it. Tonight's full moon hasn't risen yet, so I can't see the surrounding hills that I'd probably recognize.

A slight clearing looks like it might be Indian Springs Road. I follow it briefly, eastward, but there are no tire tracks, so it can't be my road. I notice a long-abandoned small trailer here; the access road seems to have grown in and no longer exist.

This landmark confuses me. I didn't see this trailer while riding up Indian Springs Road yesterday. I must still be far from my road, or completely off track somehow. In the worst case, if I decide I'm completely lost, I can walk westward a couple of miles to Kelbaker Road to re-orient myself.