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This video is a mini-dissection of my technique to get over this uphill log pile on the final X exit of @lebanonhills yesterday. (Another view of it here: https://vimeo.com/167068405 ) The log pile is at the end of a long climb so it's both the uphill approach and the exhaustion factor that makes it challenging. Pro mountain biker/coach Kirt Voreis & fellow coach Russ Risdon @trik_mountain_bike_skills posted a cool how-to-ride cartoon to their Instagram account a few weeks ago that does a good job at explaining the techniques for how to get over an obstacle like this.
Another view of it: