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Tom Wallisch: Back on Snow and Going Big

After spending a summer off the snow for the first time in years — rehabbing from surgery to repair a torn left ACL forced his hand — The North Face freeskier Tom Wallisch feels refreshed and reinvigorated. Now working hard to remaster his collection of tricks, Tom takes us to the mountains for his first days back on …

An Ultrarunner’s Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving, a ginormous carb-, fat-, sugar-, and sodium-laden food fest that always leaves you feeling sluggish — and not just for the rest of the afternoon or evening, but sometimes for several days later. To help lighten up your menu, The North Face ultrarunner Ashley Arnold shares one of her tried-and-true recipes, not to say …

The Places, Spaces, and Sports We’re Thankful For

Spoiler alert: Everyone on The North Face athlete team is a big fan of wide-open spaces. Check out some of the specific places our big-mountain skiers and snowboarders are thankful for, and find out why our ultrarunners are so thankful for their sport. Looking for new places to explore? In conjuction with Outside magazine, we’ve curated 50 of …

Breaking Down: Escape from the Jungle

[Words: Emily Harrington] We sat huddled together next to a tiny fire under a bamboo shed in the middle of the jungle. Our group consisted of Renan and Cory, one motorbike driver, and an old woman, whose home I’d presumed we were taking refuge in. She was cooking rice over the fire; we were trying to …