Now, that's ride/hike worth doing, even if it does mean getting off the bike.
What was the hiking time in and out?
BTW, Tmex's hands aren't really that big. They are normal size, but Tmex happens to be a midget as clearly shown in this photo (Tmex far left):
KTM '08 690 RFR, '08 990Adv S (carbs), '07 640Adv, '03 540EXC, Honda XR650R, Ducati 851, Moto Guzzi 850 Lemans & 2VT and Yamaha RD350.