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Your Votes Are In! The 2014 Explore Fund Grantees Are …

Back in April The North Face issued an open call to organizations to apply for one of twenty-five 2014 Explore Fund grants of up to $25,000. The main requirement? A commitment to connecting more people to the outdoors. When the application deadline hit nearly 400 non-profits and community organizations had applied in hope of receiving one…

Blake Paul Rides the Drink Water Rat Race for a Good Cause

Last weekend the third annual Drink Water Rat Race went off at Mt. Hood, and The North Face team snowboarder Blake Paul was on the scene. The grassroots event brings together both pro and amateur snowboarders in the name of fun and raising a few dollars for water.org, a nonprofit working to provide access to…

New Mountain Athletics App: Train for More Than a Game

It’s mid-summer, and for The North Face team skier Ingrid Backstrom (who was recently named one of the 10 Greatest American Freeskiers of All Time by Xgames/ESPN) that means it’s mountain biking, river, and lake season — which tends to reduce ski-specific training to an afterthought. But with a ski trip to South America coming up on the horizon, it was…

Climb Against the Odds: Raising Awareness with the Breast Cancer Fund

Here at The North Face we’re continually amazed by the achievements of our sponsored athletes. But the pros aren’t the only ones pushing limits and testing boundaries — every day members of The North Face staff are up to equally inspiring and challenging endeavors. Marlyss Bird, a Recruiter for The North Face, is one of…

Aaron Blunck Talks Summer Skiing, What’s Next

A 2nd-place ranking in the AFP (Association of Freeskiing Professionals) and a 7th-place finish in Sochi in the debut of Olympic Halfpipe Skiing at age 17 — The North Face team skier Aaron Blunck had quite a year. And all of that before heading back to school and buckling down in time to graduate from the…