Sedona Day 1 - Schnebly Hill and a helicopter tour on May 19th, 2006.

We tackle the Schnebly Hill fire road and single track on a day in the 90s followed by a helicopter ride for a few

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a balancing rock
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I think this is fairly inaccessible other than by air
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a close-up of the controls - looks like the pilot has had ACL surgery!
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the only 'ruins' on the tour were up there
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we moved in for a closer look
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Steve's view of the ruins, past Graham's body parts
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these ancient dwellings are hard to reach by foot - perhaps the inhabitants used hang gliders!
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A strip of greener trees grows along a dry streambed
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a fire road stretches east towards Sedona
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There are lots of trails on the ground.
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Al Pacino lives somewhere down there - so we are told!
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a butte in the distance
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the Sedona high school - guess we are about to land!
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From left to right: Courthouse Butte, Bell Rock, Cathedral Rock. The Cathedral Mountains are behind Cathedral Rock. We rode that area on Saturday. Llama trail ends next to Bell Rock and across from Courthouse Butte.
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A closer view of Cathedral Rock with the Cathedral Mountains to the left and behind
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a last shot from the air of Sedona
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A closer view of Courthouse Butte and Bell Rock
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Isn't that a cute white van parked nearest to the airport building?
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Babek chats with the pilot while the safety coordinator waits for him to disembark
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Steve is wary of the rotating blades!
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Yellow and red flowers next to the airport building
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Relaxing at the hotel after the flight
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Reorganizing the tables at dinner
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The DirtChix end of the table
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Mostly South Bay riders at this table
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