High Altitude Lines

High Altitude Lines is a stunner of a film following four friends on a 10-day bikepacking/fishing trip through Colorado’s San Juan mountains as they slay plenty singletrack and high country trout. Watch the film here alongside a collection of photos from the trip…

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Photos and words by Benjamin Kraushaar

The goal of this trip was to bikepack through the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado and fish as many alpine lakes and creeks as possible. Sam Simmons, Justin Reiter, Dylan Stucki and I started in Telluride and made a big loop through the San Juans that lasted 10 days. We suffered through relentless rain but eventually got into some fish.

  • High Altitude Lines, Bikepacking, fishing, San Juan Mountains
  • High Altitude Lines, Bikepacking, fishing, San Juan Mountains

High Altitude Lines, Bikepacking, fishing, San Juan Mountains

Directed by: Craig Grant & Joey Schusler
Cinematography by: Joey Schusler
Edited by: Craig Grant
Sound Design: Keith White
Additional Footage by: Thomas Woodson
Story Editors: Hilary Oliver, Brendon Leonard
Motion Graphics: Good Fortune Collective
Shot on: Red Epic w/Canon L-Series lenses, DJI Phanton 4 Pro, Sony A7s II
For the full story, visit A href=”http://www.yeticycles.com/feature/excursions/high-altitude-lines” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>YetiCycles.com

  • High Altitude Lines, Bikepacking, fishing, San Juan Mountains
  • High Altitude Lines, Bikepacking, fishing, San Juan Mountains

High Altitude Lines, Bikepacking, fishing, San Juan Mountains

Benjamin Kraushaar

About Benjamin Kraushaar

Benjamin Kraushaar is a geologist, thrill seeker, and photographer born and raised in Durango, Colorado. For more of his work, you can follow Ben on Instagram @Benjamin_Kraushaar.

Bikefishing?

With lightweight equipment and the promise of remote unfished water, bike-fishing is becoming a popular add-on to bikepacking. Interested in checking it out? Check out our guide here. Also, hit the tag below for more posts on the subject. Also, make sure to check out more of Joey Schusler’s films including Huayhuash, Trail to Kazbegi, and Flashes of The Altai.

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