5/30/07 - Brian astride his V-Strom in front of Sukukpak Mountain, next to the middle fork of the Koyukuk River.
5/30/07 - South side of Atigun: This view of the beginning of the steep climb up the side of the mountain to the top of Atigun Pass shows it's impressively steep gradient.
5/31/07 - The strip down the side of this hill marks the location of the buried pipeline, and the large rectangle may define a large work area from construction days.
5/30/07 - Atigun Pass, south side: Brian can barely be seen ascending toward the summit. His helmet is visible right above the guardrail, above his name. Difficult to see without clicking on "Original" size photo.
5/31/07 - Deadhorse. Looking to the north over some of the industrial buildings and paraphernalia that covers the landscape. Spring is a little slow getting to this far north location.
5/31/07 - Headed south once more, the distant mountains, shrouded by heavy rain clouds, overlook a Sag river choked with 1000 lb. ice cubes.
5/31/07 - The first 100 miles were the roughest, as this photo taken south of Franklin Bluffs illustrates.
5/31/07 - Truck descending the Ice Cut, Jake brake a'bellerin'.
5/31/07 - Halfway down the Ice Cut, this Alaska West Express truck starts to pick up speed.
5/31/07 - Looking up the Ice Cut, a short, but pretty steep, grade where the road climbs away from the Sag River and onto the bench above.
5/31/07 - One of the 18,500 lb. "saddles" that are placed on top of the pipeline when it is buried in a riverbed, to keep the oil-filled line from trying to "float" to the surface.
5/31/07 - Looking north, down the Atigun River valley, clouds shade the mountain on the right side of the photo, making it look nearly black.