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Mountain Athletics: Training for Distance with Andrew Lee

Andy Lee at the Mountain Athletics Launch

The North Face athlete and ultra runner Andrew Lee, dedicates a wealth of time towards his running. When he goes in to a race, he wants to be prepared to perform to the best of his ability, and be capable of a fast recovery. Andy Lee has been testing out the recently launched Mountain Athletics Training App, developed by The North Face with Mountain Athlete founder, Rob Shaul.

Mountain Athletics: Training for Ice Climbing with Allie Pepper

Allie Pepper

Blue Mountains resident and mountaineer, Allie Pepper will be heading north to get on the ice in Canada, and improve her technical mountaineering skills. She takes on the Mountain Athletics alpine climbing training regime to get the most out of her adventure holiday. Hear how her training is going in the lead up to her trip. 

Mountain Athletics: The Gear to Get You There

Mountain Athletics Collection

The North Face Mountain Athletics is now on the scene in Australia and New Zealand to get people the gear they need to train for their big outdoor pursuits. Mountain Athletics offers progressive styles with durability, and freedom of movement for your toughest workout. The North Face Mountain Athletics Product Manager, Brigham Pierce tells us a little more about the collection. 

Joes Basecamp: Mountains Not Mirrors

Hayley Talbot at The North Face Mountain Athletics Launch

The North Face Mountain Athletics recently launched at a local gym situated on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Joes Basecamp. Founded by Joe Bonington, Joes Basecamp strives to help ordinary people realise their full potential. Their motto: mountains not mirrors. The training isn't superficial, it's there to help people live adventurous lives and make the most of their time in the outdoors. 

#ITRAINFOR: Set Your Goal and Win

Mountain Athletics 

Get the gear to get you there. Our Mountain Athletics gear features durable fabrics and welded seams that stand up to aggresive training for the outdoors. Go in for a chance to win one of 2 x $100 vouchers to go towards your Mountain Athletics kit and help you reach your outdoor goals. 


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