La Canada/Flintridge ride led by Jesse on 6th October 2013

Jesse leads us on a ride in the San Rafael Hills that is new to many of us on a perfectly clear day after the Santa Ana winds!

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the group gathers in the parking lot
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Jesse instructs us on the ride plan
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the first stop - it's horsey country!
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well, I guess mountain bikers are geared to go higher!
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hanging out before a fire-road climb
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we had a substantial street climb to reach the fire road!
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mountain biking can be electrifying at times!
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is that Chris and Jesse? ...
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... yep, there they are reaching the top!
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another gathering point and chit-chat!
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a short downhill section before another climb
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waiting for Jesse to tell us where to go!
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a quick breather beneath the San Gabriels
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view of Glendale
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the guys (and gal!) take in another 360 degree view!
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Shawn and the gang take sustinance before another fire-road climb!
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the Jet Propulsion Labs nested below Mount Wilson
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Antennas on Mt Wilson
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a pretty laid back group!
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a group shot - well, 9 out of 11 isn't bad!
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climbing past civilization
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Robert climbs to the highest point on the ride
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the San Gabriels forever present!
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another view of Glendale

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