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.

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Finally, in Palm Canyon proper
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We saw several scenes like this one
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Jonathon is happy that a rock cushioned his fall. Much preferable to cactus!
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The trail weaves through the cholla
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What a grin!
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We passed this group of hikers on the jeep trail. Actually we passed them twice (they passed us at a small breakdown)
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Lunch in the shade
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In the middle of nowhere, a palm tree. I guess that's why it's called Palm Canyon
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Approaching a very technical downhill
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Everyone started walking about here
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These palm trees weren't doing so well. The tops had fallen off
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No chortage of cholla here!
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Palm Springs at night, on the way back down from the shuttle. You can barely see some cars on the road below in the foreground
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The hotel room had an interesting air conditioner, a high-tech flat-panel model
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In the morning, the view from the roof of the hotel in Palm Desert

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