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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 …

How to Train Better: Q&A with Stephanie Howe and Rob Krar

With the end of the 2014 racing season coming to a close, The North Face ultrarunner Stephanie Howe finds herself reflecting on the past year: “What went well? What didn’t go as planned? What should I do next year to become a better athlete?” But Stephanie’s not alone in asking these questions. The most successful …