In August 2014, team riders Roland Morley-Brown and Clint Allan set out for the mountains of Chile, lured in by the offerings of the Andes. They arrived to an unseasonably warm winter, and went on the hunt for powder. We talk to them about their trip that had them in a Chile Summer Daze.
The top trail runners in the world will embark on the 42nd running of the Western States 100-Mile Endurance Run on June 27-28. Off the back of The North Face 100, Andrew Tuckey is competing in his debut race at Western States. On this historic trail, runners climb more than 5000m and descend more than 7000m before reaching the finish line.
The North Face is proud to be a presenting partner for the New Zealand Mountain Film Festival, kicking off July 3 in Wanaka with stopovers in Cromwell and Queenstown. Find out more about the festival program and guest speakers here.
Local legend Andrew Lee competed in The North Face 100 for the seventh time this past May. He knows the course well and prepared meticulously but as many know, sometimes control is out of the runner’s hands and in the hands of the ultra. Hear how Andrew Lee went on the journey through the Blue Mountains.
They all professed, never again. But they were all drawn back to the start line. The undeniable pull of the ultra brought Martin Edwards and his ultra running mob back to the Blue Mountains to take part in The North Face 100 in May 2015. Read Martin's race report that won him an entry to The North Face 100 2016.
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