cycling Huayhuash

Joey Schusler:

The goal: to circumnavigate one of the most wonderful and wicked mountain ranges in the world – the Huayhuash, by bicycle.

This was all a spur of the moment idea; part of the vicious cycle of making every adventure more thrilling than the last.

January was the off-season, or rainy season, for the Andes so the wilderness would be completely desolate. The three friends hoped to be the second group to complete this trek on bikes. However, they underestimated the relentless weather they would encounter as they traveled for a week above treeline. …

Official Selection: 2014 5Point Film Festival

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My Huayhuash hike 2004 was my personal best ever. I’d much rather walk it than cycle. 🙂

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