I ride a couple hundred feet on pavement, then pull over into the Nipton parking lot to rent for tent cabin for the night
Date: November 25, 2012, 15h11
I hike the 1.5-mile-long stretch of the old Ivanpah railway grade northbound to the Bathtub Spring area
Several slots were blasted through the rocky hills 100 years ago to create a fairly flat railway bed. The Bathtub Spring Peaks in the background, where I hiked in May 2011, pick up the golden pre-sunset light.