This story originally appeared in the September 2015 (44.1) issue of Powder Magazine. It later became a digital feature, photo book, and short film, called The Great Siberian Traverse. PHOTO: Kari Medig

This story originally appeared in the September 2015 (44.1) issue of Powder Magazine. It later became a digital feature, photo book, and short film, called The Great Siberian Traverse. PHOTO: Kari Medig