Here’s a screen grab from video, the Killar / Kishtwar route in northwestern India. The route is disgustingly exposed, 1000′ sheer drop in places, and worse: it’s 66 miles long. No idea if I’ll do it, I have to pass it, so will decide when I get there. But if I do, I’ll wait for some locals, like these guys, to absorb some of their chillness
I always wonder how they build these roads.
Yesterday I saw these photos from Graeme Perkins, a rider I’ve been chatting to recently (he said I could use them.) Photos just taken in the Pamir Mountains.
You can see how they do it: They cut the ceiling line first, then open it up. Hence the ‘V’ shape. Hopefully the right hand guy makes twice as much as the leftmost guy.