Photos of the Sovereign Singletrack at Moab on May 16, 2004

Thanks to Graham and Steve who contributed their photos...
Graham's start with "P10203" and Steve's are all the rest.

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2D contour map of the track we took as recorded by Steve's GPS. The thick blue line is the dirt/sand road and the thin blue line is the singletrack.
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3D of the track we took as recorded by Steve's GPS. The thick blue line is the dirt/sand road and the thin blue line is the singletrack. The thick dotted line at the bottom is another dirt road but we didn't ride on this.
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Profile of the Sovereign Trails we rode. The steep climb on the singletrack began 1.1 miles from the start.
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Starting out in the parking lot
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First look at the singletrack climb. It doesn't look so bad from here...
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Looking back down at the trailhead.
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The trail ahead...
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Here come some very tired riders
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Up to here it's just been steep, not it's getting looser and rocky as well
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The trail takes its toll
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A very regular pattern of erosion on the slickrock below. In the distance are potential future arches.
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Some hills have green stripes on them
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There are some steps once we start down, but small ones compared to Porcupine Rim
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Hugh has to fix a pinch flat...
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...after riding down these steps
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The trail below
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