The Brink is a route known by most, ridden by few. After climbing the thousand feet to Big Mountain pass the climbing then really starts, with the next thousand feet happening in not much more than a mile of mean switchbacks, and that's just the beginning of the ride; many more climbs and technical descents await. Here's Ash on one of the mellower- but quite scenic - sections:
and a nice descent after the grinding climb:
and fueling up because he's toting 30 lbs of camera gear!
Part of Scott's photography acumen is the fact that he is strong as an ox and can hang with nearly anyone on a bike or skis, even with a phat camera and several lenses.
Here's a shot of the big terrain we were traversing:
The Woods of Despair, claiming another victim:
despite the ramp on the uphill side of the log that Peter painstakingly put in with a trowel (in addition to his saw and axe work every spring). On this wet day the WOD was more treacherous than usual due to the rains the night before.
Peter Donner, living on The Brink.....