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Celebrating Earth Day 2014

In celebration of Earth Day 2014, James Rogers, Sustainability Manager at The North Face, shares a few thoughts on the importance of the day as well as a few insights into corporate social responsibility at The North Face. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• At our recent Athlete Summit, an annual event that brings together some of the world’s greatest…

Kris Erickson & Sam Elias: New Routing in Morocco

Even though he’s struggled more often than not to maintain just the basics of life in the High Atlas mountains of Morocco, The North Face athlete Kris Erickson feels there’re many special aspects about being there — not least of which is access to the world-class climbing surrounding him. We check in with Kris as…

Explore Fund Grantee Profile: Voyageur Outward Bound School

Outdoor exploration: It’s our lifeblood. It’s also the catalyst for The North Face Explore Fund, a grant-giving program that supports non-profit organizations that are committed to connecting more people to the outdoors. Now through May 1, 2014, we are accepting online applications for the 2014 grant cycle, which will award $250,000 to 25 organizations — 15 grants of $5,000;…

Kaitlyn Farrington Goes All In in Mica, BC

After bringing home the women’s snowboard halfpipe gold from the Sochi Olympics, The North Face athlete Kaitlyn Farrington criss-crossed the US on a media blitz. Finally with time to herself, Kaitlyn powered down her phone, teamed up with The North Face athletes Lucas Debari and Johnny Collinson, and strapped on a split board for the…