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5/22
After exiting Hole-in-the-Wall Campground, I gradually descend Black Canyon Road southbound toward I-40 The 10-ton bike is all packed up and we're leaving Hole-in-the-Wall Campground, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsBlack Canyon Road winds through the Colton Hills as it approaches Essex RoadThe 10-ton bike is all packed up and we're leaving Hole-in-the-Wall Campground, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsBlack Canyon Road winds through the Colton Hills as it approaches Essex RoadThe 10-ton bike is all packed up and we're leaving Hole-in-the-Wall Campground, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsBlack Canyon Road winds through the Colton Hills as it approaches Essex RoadThe 10-ton bike is all packed up and we're leaving Hole-in-the-Wall Campground, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsBlack Canyon Road winds through the Colton Hills as it approaches Essex RoadThe 10-ton bike is all packed up and we're leaving Hole-in-the-Wall Campground, Mojave National PreserveThumbnailsBlack Canyon Road winds through the Colton Hills as it approaches Essex Road

This part of Black Canyon Road is paved, the first pavement I've ridden in a couple of days. Effortless, rapid and pretty. At first there are a few Joshua trees, but then no more.