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Author(s): MDV USA
Video Release Date: June 14, 2021
Video Source: Vimeo

Means to Ascend follows Maxx Chance and Johnny Egan as they strap touring skis to their gravel bikes and attempt to summit Mount Blackmore on a 100% human powered mission. 

Blackmore is a peak whose northside can be viewed from just about anywhere in the city limits of Bozeman and is a classic ski descent for backcountry enthusiasts in the region and beyond. During the mud season in April to May the canyon road that leads to the trailhead is closed to motor vehicles. So, the only way to access the area is by bike.

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