Go For It!

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/167325209″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=false&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”400″ height=”400″ iframe=”true” /] “Encouragement. Peer Pressure. Bullying. Call it what you like,” writes Tom Ireson, “but the climbing community is full of it.” We rely on our friends, mentors and coaches to push us past our own self-doubt–help us realize what we’re capable of.…
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Moments That Make a Story

Of all the things I learned from noted adventure filmmaker Michael Brown, the thing that has stuck with me the most is to make sure you watch all your footage. It might not sound like a revelation in storytelling, but as I set out to make four films over the course of the GoPro Mountain Games with the Adventure Film School last week it became an essential lesson.…
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Starting Small

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/130838527″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=false&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”400″ height=”400″ iframe=”true” /] Plastic bags. They clog drawers, landfills, coastlines and trailheads. Recycling them is confusing and inefficient. But what if there was a way to turn the trash into something of value? Enter Industrial Designer Will Wells.…
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If You Build It

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/127767267″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=false&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”400″ height=”400″ iframe=”true” /] Powerful ideas often demand that we leave the comfort of a safety net. We quit a nine to five. We take out a second mortgage on our house. Along the way, we can expect to be called a crazy one day and brilliant the next.…
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The Remotest

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/137070801″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=true&show_comments=false&show_user=false&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”400″ height=”400″ iframe=”true” /] We all know the feeling of remoteness. The stillness. The perspective. It’s part of what keeps drawing us outside. But what does it feel like to be standing, literally, in the most remote place in a state?…
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Simple Layering Steps to Stay Sultry

Layering to stay warm is important when you’re out shooting your outdoor adventure film.  The basic principles are pretty simple; wear a base layer, over that a mid-layer and over that a shell layer. Base layers are usually made of synthetics and/or wool. …
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