Palm Canyon Trail above Palm Springs, March 10, 2007

Photos of the North Ranch Mountain Bikers of Ventura County. Click on an image to see it full size.
Photos are from Rainer, Dennis, Howard and Steve, in that order.

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Near the beginning, on the Pinyon Flats Trail
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Still the Pinyon Flats Trail
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The switchback below us, shortly before the Pinyon Flats Trail joins the Palm Canyon Trail
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The Palm Canyon Trail has a number of steep, loose, rocky, hike-a-bike sections
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Where we stopped for lunch, there's water
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Sunset when we retrieve the vehicles from the top
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At the beginning of the ride: Jim, Jonathon, Brett, Rainer, Steve, Mike, Beate, Richard, Howard, Lisa, Leslie, PK, Walt and Dennis (taking the photo)
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Snack-time for Steve!
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Yet another wash that's too steep/loose to ride out of
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Catching our breath after a tough little climb
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Brett's at the top of the Whatchimacallit Trail
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Cruising down the Hahn Trail
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The switchbacks near the end of the Pinyon Flats Trail that get us down to the bottom of Palm Canyon
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Leslie pauses at the top of a little ramp that someone's dug to ease our way into the wash
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As we crested this hill we got an amazing view into Palm Springs.
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Looks like Leslie had a nasty encounter in the sand wash
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The sand wash has 3 more miles that looks just like this!
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A taxi waits for passengers at the Desert Oasis
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