Bombing Down Sheer Granite Steps

Breckenridge, Colorado

Sep 26, 2014
Outside Magazine
Breckenridge Colorado Kevin Soller extreme mountain biking

Downhill riding in the Tenmile Range of the Rockies.    Photo: Liam Doran

Just minutes from my house in the Colorado Rockies, there are some insanely steep granite steps. The rock was cut and smoothed by glaciers as they flowed down the valley, making for some intense but rideable mountain bike lines. Early one morning with great light, my goal was to really showcase the grade of the granite face. I climbed onto the slab, pressed my camera into the rock, and waited for Kevin Soller to rip down with the cloudy sky as his backdrop. 

Tools: Canon 7D, Sigma 10-20mm, Elinchrome Ranger RX flash, 1/800 second, f/8, ISO 400

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