Descending to Sary Mogul in the Alay ValleyBiking round Tolpar KolCamp at Tolpar KolEarly morning at Tolpar KolNice light in Sary MogulDSC_0769_948x1424DSC_0685_2136x1313DSC_0551_2136x1034DSC_0503_2136x1145DSC_0438_2136x1025DSC_0436_2072x1424DSC_0429_2136x1206DSC_0423_2136x1122IMG_2792_2136x1424A few vodkas down, Daroot KorgonIn the Kok Suu ValleyKyrgyz friends in the Kok Suu ValleyIn the Kok Suu ValleyIn the Kok Suu ValleyStream cycling in the Kok Suu ValleyLeaving a memorable camp in the Kok Suu ValleyIn the Kok Suu ValleyIn the Kok Suu ValleyCamp in the Kok Suu ValleyIn the Kok Suu ValleyHiking towards the Abramov Glacier in the Kok Suu ValleyIn the Kok Suu ValleyAnother fatbike convert, KyrgyzstanAt a Chinese mine camp in the Kok Suu ValleyIn the Kok Suu ValleyIn the Kok Suu ValleyIn the Kok Suu ValleyBiking in the Kok Suu ValleyAlpamayo Designs framebags: perfect for a naan or threeTrying to get to Altun Mazar, Alay ValleyHeading west, down the Alay ValleyHeading west, down the Alay ValleyIn the Alay ValleyIn the Alay ValleyCamp in the Alay ValleySunset in the Alay ValleyCamp in the Alay ValleyIn the Alay ValleyNear Pik Lenin basecampNear Pik Lenin basecampHeading for Pik LeninHeading for Pik LeninHeading for Pik Lenin, Alay ValleyHeading for Lenin basecamp, Alay ValleyHeading for Lenin basecamp, Alay ValleyHeading for Lenin basecamp, Alay ValleyHeading for Lenin basecamp, Alay ValleyNearing Sary Mogul in the Alay valleyDescending from the Jiptik passDescending from the Jiptik passDescending to the Alay ValleyPik Lenin from the Jiptik PassPik Lenin from the Jiptik PassPik Lenin from the Jiptik PassNearing the Jiptik PassPushing to the Jiptik passFinal push to the Jiptik passTime to call it a dayHeading for the Jiptik PassAbove Kojo Keleng, Kichi Alay mountainsYaks in the Kichi Alay valleyDescending down the Kichi Alay valleyClimbing to our first 4000m Kyrgyz passIn the Kichi Alay valleyOver the handlebars!A hillside I likedKamaz. Fatbike.In the Kichi AlayIn the Kichi AlaySkirting above a coal mine in the Kichi AlayA nice start to the day. 1km gone, 140m climbed!Cheeky chappies in the Kichi AlayIn the Kichi Alay mountainsIn the Murdash gorgeHeading for the Murdash gorgeNom nom vomTranquil campsite in the Kichi AlayDescending from the Chauvay AshuuSteep climbs in the Kichi Alay mountainsKyrgyz friends in the Kichi AlayThe hillside we'd descended the night before in the backgroundBreakfast delivery!On reflection, not the best way to goIn the Kichi Alay mountainsContemplating a bridge crossingIn the Kichi Alay mountainsHeading for the Kichi Alay mountainsHeading for the Kichi Alay mountainsShiny bikes in OshBiking near DolgochBiking near DolgochBiking near DolgochBiking near DolgochBiking near DolgochBiking near DolgochBiking near DolgochBiking near DolgochBiking near DolgochBiking near DolgochTrails near the River TowyWhat happens when you use your leg to catch the pan of boiling water that's falling off your camp stoveHeading for Loch VaichEscaping the bogs in Gleann BeagLooking out from Glenbeg bothy at the deerCooking in Glenbeg bothyGleann na Sguaib from Meall nan CeapraicheanChecking out the long-term forecast on Meall nan CeapraicheanLooking west from Beinn DeargRainbow over Gleann BeagLooking north-west from Am FaochagachLooking west from Am FaochagachIn Gleann MorIn Gleann MorRiding up Gleann MorWildlife in Gleann MorHeading up Gleann MorIn StrathcarronHeading into Strath CuilleannachBy Cam LochNearing Ledmore JunctionOffroading to Ledmore JunctionDescending a windy SuilvenBothy home for the nightLochinver sunsetDescending from ConivalOn Conival, looking back at Ben More AssynyOn Ben More AssyntOn Ben More AssyntOn Ben More AssyntOn Ben More AssyntBen More AssyntBen More AssyntDescending to KylestromeChecking we're on-track, near Ben StackOffroad near Ben StackSurprise present in the wilds of the HighlandsDescending from ArkleDescending from ArkleDescending to Loch StackOn top of ArkleFoinavon from the summit of ArkleSea view from the summit of ArkleView from ArkleFoinavon on the walk up ArkleArkle campsite, near the bealachEn route to ArkleShortcut to ArkleShortcut to ArkleShortcut to ArkleAnti-midge tactics in Glen GollySea views on the summit of Ben HopeRuins near Ben HopeGazing at Ben HopeEn route to Ben HopeEn route to Ben HopeMidges. AaaaggghhhOn Ben KlibreckOn Ben KlibreckA Highlands A-roadAssembling the bikes at Lairg trainstationAdventure Cycle-Touring HandbookPeru's Cordilleras Blanca & Huayhuash: the Hiking & Biking GuideYerupaja, from Rondoy Punta.The Rondoy - Ninashanca wall, Cordillera Huayhuash.Climbing to Sambuya Punta.Early morning on the way to Sambuya Punta, Cordillera Huayhuash.Jirishanca at sunset, Cordillera Huayhuash.Rondoy and Jirishanca, from Incahuain.Jirishanca at sunset, Cordillera Huayhuash.Sunset on Jirishanca (6090m), Cordillera Huayhuash.Rondoy and Jirishanca, from Incahuain, Huayhuash.Jirishanca (6090m) at sundown.Rasac's razor-edged ridge, Cordillera Huayhuash.Looking east from Incahuain, Huayhuash.Jirishanca at sundown.Choza with a view. Incahuain, Huayhuash.A lupin covered slope in front of Rondoy/Jirishanca.Jahuacocha, Rondoy, Jirishanca and the Yerupajas; from Incahuain.Camping at Incahuain. Above the usual campsite, to try and put as much distance as possible between us and an 'Enjoy Huayhuash' group.Some small adjustments before Tapush Punta.Tapush Punta.Plant in the Cordillera Huayhuash.Nevado Sarapo, Cordillera Huayhuash.Flowers in the Huayhuash.Flowers in the Huayhuash.Juraucocha.Juraucocha and Quebrada Sarapococha.Wandering towards the Jurau glaciers.Descending towards JuraucochaQuebrada SarapocochaDescending from Paso JurauDescending from Paso JurauRasac, Yerupaja and Siula Grande, from Paso Jurau.Gazing north from Paso Jurau.Looking north from Paso Jurau.