Hiking, camping and 4WD in the Mojave Desert, Death Valley and Eastern Sierra

These days I'm driving a Toyota FJ Cruiser on desert dirt roads instead of the 10-ton bicycle of all those years past–and then hiking from there. Things change!

Wow, I can now see across the Kelso Dunes area over to distant places that I've visited

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For example, Kelso Peak (the distant bump on the left), Clark Mountain (the lump at center-right), and Cima Dome (the gentle curve below Clark Mountain).