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Walking a Highline Above a Glacier in the Alps

Highlining hundreds of feet above a glacier in the highest mountains of Europe is absolutely insane—and captivatingly beautiful. Faith Dickey, Alain Custovic, Bernhard Witz, and friends rigged and walked 285-foot line between two rock spires in the Mont Blanc Massif.

On Facebook Witz said, “We had the opportunity to rig an amazing 87-meter highline in the Mont Blanc massif near the Grand Capucin mountain at an elevation of 3610 meters. The highline is 200 meters above the Glacier du Géant between the summits of Trident du Tacul and Chandelle. In two days, we climbed both towers and fixed ropes on the top for rappelling to connect the towers.”

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VIDEO: Kira Brazinski’s Journey Up the Grand Teton
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VIDEO: Kira Brazinski’s Journey Up the Grand Teton

VIDEO: Kira Brazinski’s Journey Up the Grand Teton

As a born-and-raised Jackson, WY local, Kira Brazinski has been looking at the Grand Teton nearly every day for years and years. And, like many who have the opportunity to see the Grand, she dreamed of one day summiting the peak. RELATED: Check out the TGR Journal Vol. 1 Born without a left femur, Kira has made a habit of overcoming unique challenges through hard work, dedication, and creative thinking, and the Grand Teton was no different. Join her on the difficult climb in , a short film

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Vanlife Tour: Jack Campion’s VW Crafter Mobile Chalet
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Vanlife Tour: Jack Campion’s VW Crafter Mobile Chalet

Vanlife Tour: Jack Campion’s VW Crafter Mobile Chalet

If you enjoy adventures in the great outdoors, odds are that you're not content staying put in one place for too long. There are simply too many places to go and things to do for an adventurer to remain happy in a single locale. Combined with the ludicrous cost of living in many mountain towns, this desire for mobility and flexibility has led to the rise in "vanlife," a phenomenon in which spend copious amounts of time and money transforming commercial vans into mobile, self-contained homes.

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The North Face Unveils ‘PERSPECTIVES’, A Film Series Exploring Change
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The North Face Unveils ‘PERSPECTIVES’, A Film Series Exploring Change

The North Face Unveils ‘PERSPECTIVES’, A Film Series Exploring Change

Change is a constant of life. We can’t control change, but we have autonomy over how we react to it. For folks who thrive in the outdoors, this rings especially true. We’re constantly at the mercy of Mother Nature, coping with changing elements, seasons, conditions, or goals. For someone like filmmaker Renan Ozturk, his life was always dictated by climbing. It was his compass, guiding him from one grand adventure to the next. But Ozturk wouldn’t be the filmmaker he is today had he never