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Heading Outback: An 1800km Stroll with the Family

Justin Jones

As Justin and Lauren enter a new stage of life together, that one called parenthood, they are determined to settle down differently. And they’re off to a good start. Together, The North Face explorer Justin Jones, partner Lauren, and one-year old daughter Morgan, have set off on an 1800km journey from the centre of Australia to the coast, their end point being Port Augusta, South Australia.

The North Face Frontier: Join Us On the Mountain

The North Face Frontier - Shot by Neil Kerr

The North Face Frontier – a Freeride World Qualifier event – welcomes competitors to The Remarkables Ski Field in Queenstown, NZ from 3-8 September 2017.

PHOTOS BY NEIL KERR / NZ SKIER MAGAZINE

Mountain: Q&A with Renan Ozturk on the Musical and Cinematic Collaboration

Photo by Renan Ozturk

A unique cinematic and musical collaboration between the Australian Chamber Orchestra and director Jennifer Peedom, MOUNTAIN is a dazzling exploration of our obsession with mountains. Only three centuries ago, climbing a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. The idea scarcely existed that wild landscapes might hold any sort of attraction. Peaks were places of peril, not beauty. Why, then, are we now drawn to mountains in our millions? MOUNTAIN shows us the spellbinding force of high places – and their ongoing power to shape our lives and our dreams.

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Changing the Face of Exploration

She Moves Mountains

For more than 50 years, The North Face has empowered people to push their boundaries in the outdoors. Today, we are enabling the future of all exploration by celebrating creators, athletes, educators, innovators. Relentless and unexpected explorers—role models who move mountains.

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