Riding Alaskan freeride lines on a mountain bike looks terrifying

Alaska’s backcountry is known as one of the best places in the world for snowy freeride lines. But what happens when all that snow melts?

Mountain bikers Vincent Tupin and Martin Söderström just sought to answer that very question.

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Encountering all sorts of wildlife, overcoming nasty injuries and charging some of the steepest, fastest and sketchiest lines they’ve ever seen, the duo rode Alaska’s backcountry in the summer and put together these spectacular visuals.

Not for the faint of heart, maybe Alaska will become the world’s next great freestyle mountain bike destination.

Talk about a sketchy line. Photo: Courtesy of Toby Cowley/Red Bull

Talk about a sketchy line. Photo: Courtesy of Toby Cowley/Red Bull

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