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BEHIND THE SCENES: TARANAKI, NEW ZEALAND

Photo by Mark Watson

Take a look behind the scenes, on expedition with Janina Kuzma, Anna Segal and Evelina Niilson. 

An Early Season Mission with the McDougall Brothers

Go Pro Image from Hamish and Fraser McDougall

Hamish McDougall talks us through an early-season mission up Roys Peak with Fraser McDougall, and offers some training guidance to put to use in your next shoulder season. We’re deep into winter now, but when you’re thinking about prepping for your next ski season, have a look at the training plan Hamish McDougall follows ahead of a big winter, following this read. 

PRO PROJECT: Q&A WITH THREDBO LOCALS JAKE ISKOV AND JENNIE MILTON

Photo by Thredbo Resort

The Pro Project was built in partnership with patrollers, guides and heli-ops to deliver the durability they demand for life on the mountains. With the launch of the Thredbo Backcountry Tours supported by The North Face, we’ve got the backcountry guides at Thredbo using the Pro Project gear day in and day out. We chat to two local legends of Thredbo, Jake Iskov and Jennie Milton about their experience in the snowsports industry.

The North Face Adventure Grant: 2018 Recipients Start Toward Doubtful Sound

Milford Sound shot by Mitch Scanlan-Bloor

If you were to read the 'About Us' section on this year's recipients of The North Face Adventure Grant, you would see they're not elitists. 'We're pretty ordinary' it reads. But this month, they've set out to do something that not all would consider ordinary. 

Top 10 Multi-Day Hiking Essentials

Read our Top 10 Multi-Day HIking Essentials

Autumn is well under way, and we're out to celebrate getting out of the office and into the wild. Time to drop the usual routine, and step out onto the trails and into the freedom that comes with a good old multi-day trek. A time when life feels a little slower, a little more visceral, a little more real. With cooler temperatures, long weekends and school holidays, it's the perfect time to log some serious kilometres. And we're out to make that a little easier for you, with a list of essentials for your next multi-day mission, and a chance to win some gear too. 

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