David Lama and Conrad Anker became the first expedition ever to reach the headwall of Lunag Ri, a 6907 meters high mountain located at the border of Nepal and Tibet. The Austrian-American rope team gave everything to be the very first to reach the untouched summit. But in the end, due to freezing cold temperatures […]
The highest and most iconic mountain in western Europe, Mont Blanc resides on the border between France and Italy. Experience the splendor of this beautiful mountain, and get to know the bold explorers who have pushed the boundaries on Mont Blanc’s wild alpine terrain.
Free-ride skier Sage Cattabriga-Alosa and big mountain snowboarder Lucas Debari step out of their elements and make an attempt to climb, ski and snowboard Denali. Sage and Lucas get a helping hand from a huge cast of seasoned and professional climbers and ski mountaineers from the North Face Athlete Team, including Hilaree O’Neill, Conrad Anker, […]
Ueli Steck, the Swiss Machine, began the 82 Summits project on June 10, alongside German mountaineer Michi Wohlleben. Their goal was to climb all 82 4,000-meter peaks in the Alps in 80 days, using human-power—hiking, biking, paragliding and skiing—to travel between and ascend each summit. On August 10, Steck bagged his last two peaks, the […]
Adventurer. Entrepreneur. Conservationist. Philanthropist. North Face co-founder Douglas Tompkins was all these things. Until he died in a kayaking accident on December 8, Tompkins devoted his life to celebrating and protecting the great outdoors. He fell in love with the Patagonia wilderness and used his wealth to establish five national parks and fund other conservation […]
Avalanches kill an average of 39 people each year in North America. Hundreds more are injured. That is why we created THIS video. Please watch and share with your friends before you head out in the backcountry this winter.
The call to explore is in every one of us, but the act is a different story. Many people are unwilling to seek out those places where failure is more likely than success, the places we put our so-called passions to the test. But we go there. We go to that lonely fork between security […]
This harrowing expedition pushed a group of mountaineers to their mental and physical brink; carving them Down To Nothing. A six-person team from The North Face and National Geographic attempted to summit an obscure peak in Myanmar (Hkakabo Razi) to determine if it is Southeast Asia’s highest point. The expedition members, led by The North […]
The two great risks are risking too much and risking too little. Photographer, filmmaker and longtime The North Face athlete Jimmy Chin’s pursuit of life’s most challenging balances are what motivates him to Never Stop. After the release of his feature film, MERU, Jimmy finds precious time at home in Jackson Hole, WY to climb […]
Experience a journey to the summit of Mt. Everest. CINE Golden Eagle Award-winning reality television series. From Mt. Everest basecamp to the highest point on planet Earth. Shot by Elia Saikaly Camera Assistant Pasang Kaji Sherpa Produced by Media Dante