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December 17, 2018

Bikerafting Three Unknown Rivers in Kyrgyzstan - A Photo Essay

Adventure Stories

Navigating the Unknown on Three Rivers in Kyrgyzstan by Packraft & Bicycle – A Photo Essay by Kit Guncheon, with Mike McGrath

Photos and captions by Kit Guncheon.

Mike McGrath pack rafting the Sary Jaz River, Kyrgyzstan.

Mike McGrath pack rafting the Sary Jaz River, Kyrgyzstan.

Kit Guncheon and Mike McGrath in Kyrgyzstan.

Mike McGrath pack rafting the Naryn River, Kyrgyzstan.

Our blood pumped as we navigated around rocks flipped in holes, and portaged around serious rapids, but we whooped and hollered with joy most of the time and always went to bed smiling. (The Uch Kul River)

 After all, this we came for that experience. The intensity, the fear, the on-the-spot decision making, and even the dead ends were all part of the journey and the excitement.

Kit Guncheon and Mike McGrath in Kyrgyzstan.