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5/13/2009 2:35:49 PM
Caption  :  Mike Engle and Vernon Phinney's end of May short vacation near Moab. First morning after pulling off the road to sleep, we awoke to the sight of Castleton Tower.
5/13/2009 2:36:40 PM
Caption  :  Mike's Suburban loaded with mtn bikes and ready to drive to Moab and Slickrock.
5/13/2009 6:35:41 PM
Caption  :  Our camp near the Slickrock trailhead.
5/13/2009 11:21:59 AM
Caption  :  Vernon Phinney at the start of the world famous Slickrock Mtn bike trail; about a 10 mile ride.
5/13/2009 11:22:22 AM
Caption  :  Vista of the vast expanse of slick rock.
5/13/2009 10:26:02 AM
Caption  :   Mike Engle pulling up one of the intial hills on the Slickrock trail. The friction is fanastic
5/13/2009 11:30:22 AM
Caption  :  Vern on the Slickrock trail. The main route was marked with white paint however the black tire treads made the trail obvious without the white markers.
5/13/2009 11:32:26 AM
Caption  :  Vern getting ready to pull up another steep hill. The dark track in the background is the jeep/4x4 trail.
5/13/2009 11:35:56 AM
Caption  :  Vern on a quick descent with a view of the "frozen" ocean of sand stone. The nature of the riding is many short steep hills followed short quick descents.
5/13/2009 10:37:29 AM
Caption  :   Mike bailing on a decision to ride a steep drop. It was the soft sand and endo potential that caused the indecision.
5/13/2009 11:49:42 AM
Caption  :  Vern taking a break with the La Sal mountains in the background.
5/13/2009 11:53:38 AM
Caption  :  Vern: first in a sequence of pulling a short hill.
5/13/2009 11:53:39 AM
Caption  :  Vern approaching the top of hill.
5/13/2009 11:53:41 AM
Caption  :   Vern happy to be at the top.
5/13/2009 11:57:50 AM
Caption  :  Vern approaching a junction in the trail. The trail followed a loop with a couple options for figure 8's.
5/13/2009 12:27:09 PM
Caption  :  Vern taking a well earned break.
5/13/2009 12:39:03 PM
Caption  :  Vista from an overlook. The west side of Moab is visible in the valley below.
5/13/2009 12:48:54 PM
Caption  :  Vern on more cool rock.