Hiking to Tripeaks on Saturday, May 17, 2008

Photos of the North Ranch Mountain Bikers of Ventura County. Click on an image to see it full size.

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The group takes a little break at the entrance to the connector trail from the Sandstone Peak Trail to Mishe Mokwa Trail.
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Along the Mishe Mokwa Trail
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Fred and Claudia bring up the rear
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There are still lots of wildflowers beside the trail, but with many more days with this kind of heat (high 90's), they won't last long
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Looking over to Balanced Rock above Echo Cliffs on the Mishe Mokwa Trail
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Balanced Rock
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To put it in perspective, Balanced Rock is in the upper left with Echo Cliffs in the middle. There weren't any climbers on the cliffs yet.
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Cooling off a bit in the shade at Split Rock
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Hiking up to the top of Tripeaks
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A closer view before they disappear over the ridge
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In Tripeaks, Steve enters a large crevasse
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Desi and Robert are close behind
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Taking a break in the cool air of Tripeaks
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Desi checks the photo on her cell phone
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The cell signal isn't very good at Tripeaks, so Claudia brought a camera to take pictures
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Leslie enters the crevasse
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Wildlife at the side of the trail on the way back to the cars
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A faster group went to the top of Sandstone Peak on the return trip