NEBDR Section 5, Vermont.
Rode with some guys from Iowa for a bit. Found them by accident at the start's gas station. They had an easier time, for the most part, on their GS.
If I had knobbies, I could have carried my gear, but this section would have still been a challenge. I left my non-essential gear at camp, i.e. no hard panniers and topcase.
Where I almost got stuck, and did put another dent in the skid plate: