snow mountains are beautiful

Pass at 4300m

  • 2003年4月17日
  • 2022年2月25日
  • 2003

After two full days of pushing our bikes, I finally reached the 4300m pass, which was covered in snow.

finally arrived 4300m pass
[phot]finally arrived 4300m pass

There are 7 more passes like this one in Tibet, so I can’t be too happy.

No sooner had I reached the pass than I started to descend the descent I could see in front of me.

I started to descend
[phot]I started to descend.

The ascent is not dangerous as I don’t go too fast, but the descent is where I have to be careful, so I start to descend slowly, holding the brakes as hard as I can to avoid going too fast.

The wind was blowing fiercely and it was freezing cold on the descent, I couldn’t even hold the wheel without gloves.

My face stiffens and I can’t move, and I think to myself, “I’m just going to lose altitude” as I head down the hill.

snow mountains are beautiful
[phot]snow mountains are beautiful

Looking back, the mountain I had just descended looked like a beautiful snow-capped mountain.

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snow mountains are beautiful