Cory Richards, Emily Harrington. Telluride, CO. Photographer: Keith Ladzinski
For Winter 2015, Summit Series™ represents the future of lightweight alpine protection. Innovating for firsts requires a unique approach to product development. It’s more than simply making a jacket warmer or lighter; it’s breaking new ground and creating pioneering designs that set the industry standard. Innovation, function, aesthetic, fit and finish – these are the five integral components of every Summit Series design and are what put Summit Series in a class of its own.
Photo: Mount Arapiles, Victoria by Lee Cossey
'It’s not all about boning down on fingernail-sized edges on some radically overhanging wall.' We talk to The North Face athletes Lee and Ben Cossey about some of their favourite climbing areas and routes in Australia, to give you some ideas for the long weekend ahead. Read more to get inspired and start planning out your next adventure.
Everyone’s got a story. While you’re trudging through your sixtieth, seventieth, eightieth kilometre there’s a whole host of people wondering why you’re doing it. Maybe you’re even questioning why at this point.
Photo: Jordan Searle charging the falls on Rio Chapeco, Brazil
Exploration has long been a battle of risk and reward. While seeking the reward of first descent of Salto Saudades on the Rio Chapeco in Santa Catarina, Brazil, The North Face Adventure Grant 2015 recipient, Jordan Searle slipped into the quantum of risk.
In an incredible display of athletic ability and mental strength, Hanny Allston broke the Six Foot Track women’s record on Saturday, March 14 in the Blue Mountains, previously set in 2006 by Emma Murray. We talk to her about the race, the recovery and her greatest running inspirations.
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