Bikepacking 17,500 ft Above Sea Level
Nate Hills and his fellow bikepackersÂ Joey Schusler, Carston Oliver and Thomas Woodson pack up camp and head to the high point in their Bolivian Andes excursion, Pico Austria, at 17,500 ft above sea level. This was higher than any them had been prior, with or without bikes. Riding off the summit of this peak is still one of Nates fondest memories, to this day, the piercing sound of breaking talus, still fresh in his memory.
This was shot in 2016 in the Bolivian Andes on a route that had never been attempted by bicycle. These weary travellers set out on an adventure of a lifetime, not fully knowing what they were getting themselves into. This was Nates first bikepacking experience, fully self supported, without communication to the outside world, and with sparse details at best.
In case you missed Part 1, you can watch it here.
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