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From here, the high point of the day, at about 4925 feet elevation, it will be mostly gentle downhill until I reach Searchlight

From here, the high point of the day, at about 4925 feet elevation, it will be mostly gentle downhill until I reach Searchlight I've just climbed up the single short, steep hill on the way out of Pine SpringThumbnailsThis part of Pine Spring Road is fun to descend, with a drop of about 600 feet elevation in 1.5 miles to the powerline roadI've just climbed up the single short, steep hill on the way out of Pine SpringThumbnailsThis part of Pine Spring Road is fun to descend, with a drop of about 600 feet elevation in 1.5 miles to the powerline roadI've just climbed up the single short, steep hill on the way out of Pine SpringThumbnailsThis part of Pine Spring Road is fun to descend, with a drop of about 600 feet elevation in 1.5 miles to the powerline roadI've just climbed up the single short, steep hill on the way out of Pine SpringThumbnailsThis part of Pine Spring Road is fun to descend, with a drop of about 600 feet elevation in 1.5 miles to the powerline roadI've just climbed up the single short, steep hill on the way out of Pine SpringThumbnailsThis part of Pine Spring Road is fun to descend, with a drop of about 600 feet elevation in 1.5 miles to the powerline road

Searchlight is down around 3550 feet. On the way, I'll cross that expanse of joshua tree forest ahead, the right portion of which is the Wee Thump Wilderness. The road here has a fair amount of loose rock.