North Face Athletes Share Details of 2020 Antartica Expedition

Yesterday I shared a video from a live Q&A session that North Face athletes Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Hilaree Nelson, and Jim Morrison did over the weekend. During that virtual presentation, the foursome shared stories from their recent expedition to Antarctica, which took place back in January of this year. While on the frozen continent, the … Read more

Video: An Antarctic Expedition Q&A with Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Hilaree Nelson, and Jim Morrison

January of 2020 may have only been four months ago at this point, but it seems like an entirely different lifetime. Back then, we were all free to travel and pursue big adventures. That was also when The North Face athletes Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, Hilaree Nelson, and Jim Morrison all went on a journey … Read more

Video: North Face Team Finds Discomfort in Antarctica

As we steam straight on towards the start of the 2018-2019 Antarctic ski and climbing season, this video takes us back to last year when a team of North Face climbers traveled down to Queen Maud Land to make some first ascents on several rock walls and snowcapped peaks. TNF has slowly been releasing short … Read more

Video: Climbing in Antarctica Brings a Sense of Awe

The North Face continues its series of videos about the team of climbers that went to the Antarctic last year with another short, but sweet, clip giving us a glimpse of their experience. This time out, we get a sense of the awe and wonder they felt in this expansive place, far from civilization, and … Read more

Video: Climbing in Antarctica with The North Face Team

Last year, The North Face sent a team consisting of the world’s top climbers –– including Jimmy Chin, Conrad Anker, and Alex Honnold –– down to Antartica for an expedition. The group managed to notch 15 summits on an array of peaks found in Queen Maud Land, including some first ascents. Now, the company is … Read more

Video: Conrad Anker and David Lama Walk the Line on Lunag Ri in Nepal

Back in 2016, Conrad Anker and David Lama traveled to Nepal to attempt a first ascent of Lunag Ri, a 6907-meter (22,660-ft) peak in the Himalaya. That expedition didn’t go exactly as planned however, and the two men were forced to abort their expedition just below the summit. In 2017, they returned once again and … Read more

Ski Mountaineer Hilaree Nelson Replaces Conrad Anker as North Face Team Captain

Interesting news from the world of outdoor gear and exploration, as the Gear Junkie is reporting that ski mountaineer and all-around badass Hilaree Nelson is taking over the position of “team captain” for The North Face, a title that has been held by Conrad Anker for 26 years. Anker and TNF created the Global Athlete … Read more

Video: All-Star Team of Antarctic Climbers Share Story on CBS This Morning

It is always great to see mountaineering and exploration get some mainstream press in this day and age. In this case, it comes from the television show CBS This Morning, which recently shared video footage from an expedition that we covered way back in December in which Alex Honnold, Cedar Wright, Conrad Anker, and a … Read more