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Rounding "the big curve" on Kelbaker Road, I begin the 10-mile home stretch toward Baker My focus cuts across the slanted world of motion to the hills behind the Indian Springs area, where I camped the first two nightThumbnailsTo my surprise, a strong tailwind has kicked in and is pushing me across the valleyMy focus cuts across the slanted world of motion to the hills behind the Indian Springs area, where I camped the first two nightThumbnailsTo my surprise, a strong tailwind has kicked in and is pushing me across the valleyMy focus cuts across the slanted world of motion to the hills behind the Indian Springs area, where I camped the first two nightThumbnailsTo my surprise, a strong tailwind has kicked in and is pushing me across the valleyMy focus cuts across the slanted world of motion to the hills behind the Indian Springs area, where I camped the first two nightThumbnailsTo my surprise, a strong tailwind has kicked in and is pushing me across the valleyMy focus cuts across the slanted world of motion to the hills behind the Indian Springs area, where I camped the first two nightThumbnailsTo my surprise, a strong tailwind has kicked in and is pushing me across the valley

I've exited the hilly areas into the glory of open-desert sunset light.

Baker is over in front of those mountains ahead. Even though this road drops another 1000 feet between here and there, it looks pretty flat as it rolls out across the desert floor.