Today made up for yesterday’s easy day. Not only was it a long, hot day we had 3 climbs. We also didn’t have any services for 83 miles.
We were totally dependent on our rest stop support vehicles. After each climb we had extremely long downhills into a huge raven, in which we could see for miles. The downhill could last for 8 to 10 miles before starting the next accent and we could see this all laid out in front of us. My pictures do not do this sight justice.
We had a stop about 6 miles short of the end for pictures of the Nevada State crossing.
The town of Baker is so small that the stores work together so only on café is open at a time. We even had to wait for 15 minutes before the dinner café opened. By the time we left there were people waiting for their turn. In the morning the coffee shack opened at 6:30 a.m. and like last night there was a line of people waiting to get coffee and a sweet roll. The morning café opens 7:00 a.m. which was too late for us. Then the lunch café opens at 10:30 a.m. That is one way to keep more than one establishment in business.