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Collaborators: Fraser McDougall & Mark Clinton Chase the Ultimate Angle

In Collaborators, the team at Canon Australia capture the relationship between The North Face skier Fraser McDougall and photographer Mark Clinton. We have a look at some of Mark's favourite images captured in the mountains of New Zealand, while exploring the natural landscapes with Fraser McDougall. 

ATHLETE PICKS: WHERE TO SKI WHEN HEADING NORTH

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Planning on heading north to chase the snow this winter? We chat to our team skiers and snowboarders about their favourite spots to migrate to for the northern hemisphere ski season.

FREE SOLO: Now Screening in Australia and New Zealand

Alex Honnold, Photo National Geographic

Alex Honnold's free solo of El Cap in Yosemite is being heralded by many as one of the greatest athletic feats of all time. Directed by Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, the film was shot over two years while following Alex during his meticulous preparation and final climb. We’re delighted to announce that Free Solo will be screening nationwide this month, and we are proud to be the presenting partners alongside Black Diamond. 

Tour De Fiords: A Lesson in Vision and Self-Belief

In July 2018, a team of four set out to cover the wild territory between Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound on New Zealand's South Island by foot and packraft. The team consisted of a ragtag crew of every day adventurers, each bringing their own strengths to the team - Mitchell Scanlan-Bloor, Coralie Fleming, Nick Whitelaw and Dan Haley. After a tumultuous time in the Fiordland, and time to reflect on return, Mitchell Scanlan-Bloor recounts what happened along the way.

EXPEDITION ANTARCTICA

Expedition Antarctica

In 2017, we dispatched a team of the world's finest explorers to the Queen Maud Land territory where they spent a month climbing and establishing new routes on the Wolf's Jaw massif. Enduring brutal storms and freezing winds, these six athletes put our pinnacle alpine equipment to the test during the ultimate expedition at the bottom of the world. 

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Changing the Face of Exploration

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For more than 50 years, The North Face has empowered people to push their boundaries in the outdoors. Today, we are enabling the future of all exploration by celebrating creators, athletes, educators, innovators. Relentless and unexpected explorers—role models who move mountains.

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