I rode some of that last report on rental F650GS in 2008. We thought the area was fanbloodytastic. We did fail Tincup pass. Not because we didn't make it to the top but there was still too much snow just over the top. Have you tried the Tiger up that one yet?
2002 black Tiger955i, problem free 72000 miles.
2012 black Tiger800XC, problem free 29000 miles.