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 […]
GROUNDSWELL is director Chris Malloy’s short film follow-up to 180° SOUTH. Surfers Dan Malloy, Trevor Gordon and Pete Devries set sail on a 68 foot sailboat guided by the Raincoast Conservation Foundation into British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest where a pipeline and oil tanker proposal looms. The team explores waves and a rainforest full of […]
Peak Performance presents ‘Between Places’, a documentary film about climbing and sailing in Greenland. For those prepared to forego the common precepts of ‘adventure’, Arctic mountaineering requires dedication into topographical research and desire for something that is real and committing.
Wilderness Collective is a company that exists to lead men on legendary adventures. The WC-000 Beta expedition was a 334 mile journey from Sequoia National Forest to the legendary Yosemite valley. Watch the story unfold as 14 men find their way through the foothills and high mountain passes on dual-sport motorcycles.: WildernessCollective.comWilderness Collective takes men […]
Union Glacier is located in the southern Ellsworth Mountains of West Antarctica. This is a documentary about a small team of people who live and work on the glacier during the Antarctic summer. In 2013 I was the filmmaker attached to the Scott Expedition – the journey that completed Captain Scott’s final, ill-fated expedition from […]
In 1968, Donald Crowhurst, an inexperienced British sailor, puts up his home as collateral, gains financial backing and enters the Golden Globe, the first nonstop boat race around the world. Under dire financial pressure, Crowhurst decides to set sail before his boat is fully built, leaving it unprepared for the stresses of the open ocean. […]
Chris Malloy’s film strikes so deeply into the heart of Patagonia’s wilderness we come to feel at home there. 180° South: Conquerors of the Useless follows Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Along the way he gets shipwrecked off Easter Island, surfs […]