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Freeway traffic behind me now, I enter Mojave National Preserve Leaving Baker on Kelbaker Road and crossing the Interstate 15 freeway to enter Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsThe first ten miles of Kelbaker Road into Mojave National Preserve out of Baker looks flat, but it actually climbs 1000 feetLeaving Baker on Kelbaker Road and crossing the Interstate 15 freeway to enter Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsThe first ten miles of Kelbaker Road into Mojave National Preserve out of Baker looks flat, but it actually climbs 1000 feetLeaving Baker on Kelbaker Road and crossing the Interstate 15 freeway to enter Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsThe first ten miles of Kelbaker Road into Mojave National Preserve out of Baker looks flat, but it actually climbs 1000 feetLeaving Baker on Kelbaker Road and crossing the Interstate 15 freeway to enter Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsThe first ten miles of Kelbaker Road into Mojave National Preserve out of Baker looks flat, but it actually climbs 1000 feetLeaving Baker on Kelbaker Road and crossing the Interstate 15 freeway to enter Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsThe first ten miles of Kelbaker Road into Mojave National Preserve out of Baker looks flat, but it actually climbs 1000 feet

The freeway is still not far away, but it's suddenly already much quieter here. I'm starting to get that jittery feeling of freedom that I always get when I start heading out into the vastness here.