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Learn to Layer — Simple Tips to Keep You Outdoors

In the pantheon of underrated skills every athlete and adventurer should have, layering is at the top of the list according to The North Face athlete Cedar Wright. After all, proper layering and an understanding of basic do’s and don’ts will keep you comfortable and outside longer. To help you feel “just right,” Cedar shares a …

7 Fun Pre-Ski/Board Season Training Tips for Road Warriors

Autumn — when the leaves turn color and the anticipation of snow grows overwhelming. Fortunately the best antidote for pent-up pre-ski angst is one with an added benefit: pre-season training. But how to train when the fall is packed with travel? With the help of her teammates, The North Face big-mountain skier Ingrid Backstrom offers up seven …

The Kalymnos Climbing Festival: Legends in Lycra

From October 9-12, the Greek island paradise of Kalymnos played host to the 2014 The North Face Kalymnos Climbing Festival. Thousands were on hand to take part in the event, participating in climbing competitions and celebrating legends of the sport. The North Face climber Matt Segal traveled to Kalymnos for the four-day festival, and came away …

Hazel Findlay Shares Her Favorite Crags in Australia

Perfect temperatures; world-class climbing in the Grampians and on the glassy quartzite of Mount Arapiles; kangaroos bounding here, there, and everywhere — for The North Face climber Hazel Findlay, not much beats a climbing trip to Australia. Down under for ten days of sending with teammate Cedar Wright, Hazel shares her top reasons for why Australia should …

Megan Pischke: Chasing Sunshine

A snowboarder, yogi, surfer, and wellness ambassador, The North Face athlete Megan Pischke was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in the fall of 2012. After a short period of denial, Megs coined the life twist a “gift,” and she embarked on her treatment path with confidence. But ups and downs along the way ultimately …