Top of Nipton Road, looking back toward "town"
Nipton is that little spot off in the distance on the way up to the hills in the background. I have a great downhill ahead of me to conclude today's short ride. Haze, sunshine and clouds intermingle in the sky.
By 17h, dark clouds, heavy winds and a few sprinkles arrive at Nipton, but by 19h the bad weather system has cleared out, leaving only cold, clear skies and a full moon behind for the rest of the night.
Continue to day 6: Nipton to Keystone Canyon area via Walking Box Ranch Road.