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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 …

SAFE AS: Avalanche Safety Tips from Ingrid Backstrom

Whether you’re planning to head into the frontcountry, slackcountry, sidecountry, or backcountry this winter, it’s important to think safety first. To keep her skills fresh while also learning new techniques, The North Face big-mountain skier Ingrid Backstrom helps lead an avalanche safety course for women. Interested in participating in a workshop? Check out a list …

Speaker Series Live Stream – Mica to Greenland – 11/20 at 7PM PST

For The North Face big-mountain snowboarder Lucas Debari, when it comes to riding, like life, variety is the spice of it. Tonight at 7 p.m. PST, tune in here to watch a live stream from Berkeley, California, as Debari and The North Face big-mountain skier Johnny Collinson take the stage in “Mica to Greenland,” the next stop …

Stacy Bare: Rafting Through the Gates of Lodore

Back in September, The North Face Ambassador Stacy Bare led a group of veterans, active duty service members, and their supporters on a rafting trip through Dinosaur National Monument. The trip highlighted a conference focused on the restorative powers of nature, which as Stacy can attest, are as mighty as the Green River they paddled down.

Insider’s Guide: Jim James’s Favorite Places

When he’s not on the road, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James considers Louisville, Kentucky, a home base. Discover why Jim finds the city so special, and see where else he draws inspiration from. Then #SeeForYourself and check out The North Face “Your Land” campaign, which is backed by My Morning Jacket’s remake of Woody Guthrie’s folk classic “This Land …