Since 2009 we have been working with inspiring applicants of The North Face Adventure Grant to help turn their expedition dreams into a reality. From home-grown adventures in Australia and New Zealand, to far-flung corners of the world, we’ve aided the likes of climbers, runners, and skiers in reaching their goals. Grant recipients receive an $8000 cash grant, and $2000 worth of the world’s most technically innovative apparel and equipment.
The Wisdom of No Escape
2021 Adventure Grant recipient Milly Young set out to run the full length of the Port Davey and South Coast Tracks in remote southwest Tasmania. Milly recalls the gruelling journey of over 180 kilometres. Videographer Alex Caplin captured the highs and lows of her successful mission.
InSpire - A Bungles Tale
Motivated by a paragraph in a small old guidebook, John Morris and Melanie Ruetzel set a goal to climb three 100m+ spires of rock in the Warrumbungle National Park in one day. Belougery Spire, Crater Bluff and Tonduron. Lockdowns, illness, and weather conspire against them. Follow the team through the ups and downs of a wild experience.