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Looking back down at Nipton as I climb slowly I leave Nipton and start the 12-mile crawl Nipton Road hill toward the Nevada border and Crescent Peak beyondThumbnailsWelcome to Nevada!I leave Nipton and start the 12-mile crawl Nipton Road hill toward the Nevada border and Crescent Peak beyondThumbnailsWelcome to Nevada!I leave Nipton and start the 12-mile crawl Nipton Road hill toward the Nevada border and Crescent Peak beyondThumbnailsWelcome to Nevada!I leave Nipton and start the 12-mile crawl Nipton Road hill toward the Nevada border and Crescent Peak beyondThumbnailsWelcome to Nevada!I leave Nipton and start the 12-mile crawl Nipton Road hill toward the Nevada border and Crescent Peak beyondThumbnailsWelcome to Nevada!

After climbing a bit, it's fun to look back down at Nipton in the Ivanpah Valley. Starting on an uphill with no warm-up first is not really the best way to get the day going, but, as the song says, "I will survive."