Whether it’s from the top of an Alaskan mountain or the top of the chairlift at your local resort, we all take the time to gaze at our surroundings. That special moment allows us to imagine all the possible lines, to realize how lucky we are and fuel the stoke before dropping in. Going down […]
Documenting the talents of amazing people who happen to surf. Iconic surfer Rob Machado has traveled the world for more than half his life. And during that time, he’s crossed paths with countless individuals who share a love for surfing and a passion for the arts. In his new series called Through The Lens, we […]
The Great Siberian Traverse documents a 6,000-mile ski journey through Russia, along the Trans-Siberian Railway. The documentary – created in collaboration with POWDER and Sherpas Cinema – showcases a fringe backcountry skiing community, deep Siberian powder, and skiing’s ancient origins. Team skiers Ingrid Backstrom, Callum Pettit, and Nick Martini share their insights along the adventure.
It was 1998 in Riksgränsen, Sweden when the seeds of Armada were planted at a small event that reimagined skiing and changed it forever. Armada co-founders JP Auclair and Chris O’Connell met for the first time and as OC recalls, “It was the first time that I saw people do things on skis and I […]
COLLABORATIVE FILM BY GNARLY BAY + FOREST WOODWARD + FRIENDS Special thanks to Doug Woodward, Brendan Leonard, Skip Armstrong, David Marx, Jeff Scholl, Elliot Ross, Jess Lowe, Howl Collective, Story & Heart Edit: Jordan Ingram + Gnarly Bay Additional Audio Mixing: Joshua Svare Save the Important Places. Protect the Grand Canyon and other wild rivers. […]
Join The North Face climber and filmmaker Renan Ozturk on his Spring 2015 adventure through Nepal. This 360º, 3D film will transport you to the top of the planet alongside one of the world’s most-accomplished climbers.
Alex Honnold is the most accomplished free climber in the world. Angola is a southwest African country that recently emerged from 27 years of bloody civil war. What brings together these strange bedfellows you ask? Some of the most epic unclimbed rocks in the world, and a community needing help to diffuse the hidden land […]
For the second year running, Black Diamond athletes and employees teamed up with Yosemite NPS employees to clean house on the vertical walls of the Valley. As ambassador Tommy Caldwell puts it, “It’s like cleaning out my basement.”
All of us know how long it takes, to the minute, to reach our local crag. We’ve slept in the dirt at J-Tree, in gîtes in Argentière and on the couches of countless climbing partners in between. When we look at a doorjamb, we see a pull-up bar. We know how to tape our hands […]