Hard to believe the road is over 4000 feet below. The steepness of gully shows in the photo and it is easy to see why tremendous avalanches bury the road below every winter and spring. Also, 2003 must have been a very dry year as this looks like normal late-June or even early July conditions!
"No matter how big a guy might be, Nicky would take him on. You beat Nicky with fists, he comes back with a bat. You beat him with a knife, he comes back with a gun. And you beat him with a gun, you better kill him, because he’ll keep coming back and back until one of you is dead."