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Most Mojave Road travelers jump in at Afton Canyon, beginning the trek by crossing the Mojave River. For much of its distance, the Mojave flows underground, but there's almost always a good puddle here. This time it was extra deep thanks to a wet winter. I went ahead and snapped Mike as his Colorado forded the Mojave.