Riding Cottonwood Canyon on May 8, 2005 in Nevada

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

Photos are contributed by Graham, Steve and Ken. Thanks!

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2D map of the trail we rode this year, in red. Blue was from last year; some of the blue is completely covered by the red.
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3D view of the trails we rode, looking from the north. This year's trails are shown in red; last year's in blue
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Elevation profile of the Cottonwood ride
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Getting ready in the parking lot with Nevada mountains in the background
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The first let of the climb
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James' picture of the group gathered to hear about the ride
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A little further on, James stops to point out where we will be going
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A lot of the climb was a little steep and on gravel, not a fun combination
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The downhill was a little rocky, but really FUN. Especially after climbing through all that gravel
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The group is approaching a really tough climb
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My hat is off to anyone who stayed on their bike this far, it was a really tough climb!
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Continuing up the hill you can see it's not a smooth ride, and steeper than it looks
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The trail switchbacks yet again
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Molisa is a champ when it comes to climbing
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Some more downhill at last!
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There are lots of Joshua trees around
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