The reason you never jump over a hill in the desert unless you know what's on the other side. This report is from todays (11/15/04) LA Times: Biker Plummets Into Mine Shaft, Dies Cal City - A 21 year old motorcyclist died Sunday after plummeting hundreds of feet into a mine shaft in north-western San Bernardino County. The off-roader fell into the mine shaft about 1:45pm in the Red Mountain area east of I-395. A search & rescue team found the man's body about 7:30pm roughly 500 feet down the shaft. The man's name was not released.