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The first mile or so of Death Valley Mine Road is rideable despite some sand on the road because it's a bit downhill Death Valley Mine Road winds around the base of the mountainsThumbnails It's not only sand here: rocky patches on Death Valley Mine Road provide quite a contrast to the slippery sandy segmentsDeath Valley Mine Road winds around the base of the mountainsThumbnails It's not only sand here: rocky patches on Death Valley Mine Road provide quite a contrast to the slippery sandy segmentsDeath Valley Mine Road winds around the base of the mountainsThumbnails It's not only sand here: rocky patches on Death Valley Mine Road provide quite a contrast to the slippery sandy segmentsDeath Valley Mine Road winds around the base of the mountainsThumbnails It's not only sand here: rocky patches on Death Valley Mine Road provide quite a contrast to the slippery sandy segmentsDeath Valley Mine Road winds around the base of the mountainsThumbnails It's not only sand here: rocky patches on Death Valley Mine Road provide quite a contrast to the slippery sandy segments

I still have about nine miles to go before I'll reach the bottom of Butcher Knife Canyon, all on dirt roads. The first 4.3 miles will be on this road, which will end at the old Cima Road and Death Valley Mine.