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“…is the ideal mountain bike life a simple matter of being all high fives and cold six packs at the trailhead every day? Does heaven need some Hell Riding to keep it in perspective?â€ Read SteveÂ â€œDoomâ€ Fassbinderâ€™s â€œBROOKS RANGE TRAVERSEâ€. Â An account of a nine day fatbike / packraft traverse of Alaskaâ€™s Brooks Range.
At the end of a few days in the Wilderness even a warm beer soaked for a few minutes in a cool creek is mighty refreshing. Â Lakes Plateau, Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, September, 2009.
A ski track might be the most ephemeral and inoffensive imprint that mankind can leave in nature. This graceful evidence of a skier’s passing vanishes with the ensuing storm. Whether it esses down a deep-powder slope or slices a route across a vast plateau, a ski track represents harmony between man and wilderness. And theContinue Reading