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Valley Uprising: The Cutting Room Floor

Fresh off a festival run that included eight consecutive Grand Prizes, including Banff Mountain Film Festival and the Kendal Mountain Film Festival, Valley Uprising is being hailed as Sender Films‘ magnum opus and a breakthrough film about the world of climbing. See what all the buzz is about, go to the new site and to …

Kit DesLauriers on Writing Her New Book Higher Love

When I decided to do this piece about writing my book, Higher Love: Skiing the Seven Summits, all of the normal parts of life like kids, skiing, training, household chores, marriage, friends, and work created obvious barriers to finding the time. Turns out, in the four months since I’ve finished writing Higher Love, I must …

A New Chapter for Kaitlyn Farrington

On January 15, 2015, team athlete Kaitlyn Farrington announced her retirement from competitive halfpipe snowboarding.  In the wake of the news, we check in with Kaitlyn as she reflects on the past and charges towards her future.    Under classic bluebird conditions, Olympic Gold Medalist Kaitlyn Farrington was in her ‘happy place,” snowboarding at Snowbird Resort in Utah …

Our Product is Your Canvas

Calling all creatives. On January 6, 2015 The North Face launched Crowd Lab, a U.S.-wide competition summoning you, the artistic explorers, to make your mark on our gear. The North Face Crowd lab allows photographers, artists and aspiring outdoor equipment designers to submit their unique design for the chance to have it featured on our Tuolumne Tent and …

Your Dream Run: PPOS 2015

Registration for The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series Virtual Competition opens today on TheNorthFacePPOS.com. Through the competition, halfpipe and slopestyle freeskiers anywhere can “virtually” compete with one another by submitting videos of their dream park and pipe runs. Competition prizes include the chance to film and ride with team freeskier Tom Wallisch in his new project “Good …