FEATURED PHILANTHROPY :: BOARDING FOR BREAST CANCER

Oct 1st 2013

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B4BC is a non-profit foundation dedicated to providing education, prevention and support programs for young people and the action sports community at large. Through grassroots events, year-round educational outreach and the Survivorship Fund, B4BC is able to further its mission of promoting early detection + a healthy, active lifestyle as the best means of breast cancer prevention. Read more

The North Face Masters of Snowboarding 2013 Squaw Valley Highlights

Feb 19th 2013

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The 4-star competition of The North Face Masters of Snowboarding presented by PrimaLoft was a pleasure for spectators with dynamic and creative lines abound in spring break weather. Read more

MacFarlane and Lazzareschi crowned 4-star Champions at The North Face Masters of Snowboarding at Squaw Valley

Feb 19th 2013

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Ryan Hudson Wins A-Rob Award The 4-star competition of The North Face Masters of Snowboarding presented by PrimaLoft was a pleasure for spectators with dynamic and creative lines abound in spring break weather. Read more

Mission Antarctic Dispatch 7 :: To Falklands with Love

Dec 21st 2012

Here I am sitting at this very brit looking like cafe place in Stanley Falklands just getting my head (and stomach) together after four days of delightful seasickness through the Drake Passage. Coming back to the civilization, I'm getting all these flashbacks in my head. Read more

MISSION ANTARCTIC DISPATCH 6 :: AN EXCERPT FROM LUCAS

Dec 18th 2012

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Despite our intentions of riding the captain today, we all take notice of an ever-encroaching cloudbank headed straight our way. With no chance of riding or filming the line in anything less than perfect light, we end up going for plan B which is a 55 plus degree slope that continues right into the ocean. Read more

MISSION ANTARCTIC DISPATCH 5 :: BEHIND THE SCENES WITH MUPPETS & MONKEYS

Dec 17th 2012

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Xavier is poised at the lip ready to drop “The Captain," one of the steepest lines of his career. I’m a part of the camera crew in position below. Unfortunately, we are all staring blankly at each other, dazed and confused… Read more

Mission Antarctic Dispatch 1 :: Open Seas to the Antarctic

Dec 3rd 2012

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Xavier De le Rue and Lucas Debari are currently on expedition in Antarctica. Follow along with the 'Mission Antartic' expedition while the two share real-time dispatches as they ride some of the steepest and most beautiful lines at the bottom of the world. Read more

The North Face Announces Sixth Annual Masters of Snowboarding

Nov 28th 2012

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows host premier snowboard Freeride World Qualifier The North Face Masters of Snowboarding presented by PrimaLoft will take place February 13-17, 2013 at Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows in Lake Tahoe, California. Read more

The Park and Pipe Open Stop #1 Next Weekend

Nov 27th 2012

Get stoked for the 2013 Park and Pipe Open series... With stops all over North America this year PPOS is poised for another awesome year. Check out all the updates here at The North Face PPOS The season kicks off on December 8th in Copper Colorado and continues through March 10th with the final at Northstar in Tahoe California. Read more

TNF Masters 2012: Qualifying rounds go down at Crystal Mountain

Feb 16th 2012

The first stop of The North Face Masters has arrived at Crystal Mountain, Washington. With unfavorable snowfall for most of the country, the official first stop at Snowbird was postponed until April. Read more

The 9 best snow apps for the iPhone

Feb 9th 2012

From discounted lift tickets to advanced weather forecasting these are the must have apps for winter Read more

Tom Wallisch wins gold in Men's Ski Slopestyle

Jan 27th 2012

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Last night, Tom Wallisch, 24, won the Men's Ski Slopestyle gold medal Thursday night with the highest score in the event's history. Read more

The North Face athletes trust HyVent

Jan 20th 2012

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HyVent gear keeps The North Face athletes warm, dry & protected. Athlete tested. Athlete trusted. And backed by a lifetime warranty. Read more

First ever Tom Wallisch Fantasy Feature Competition draws talent to Sun Valley Resort

Jan 15th 2012

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Sun Valley Resort's Dollar Mountain played host to the first ever Tom Wallisch Fantasy Feature Competition yesterday afternoon, drawing competitors and spectators from all corners of Idaho, and beyond. Read more

Wednesdays with Wallisch S2 E2: Park City and Dew Tour at Breck

Jan 4th 2012

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In this second episode of Wednesdays with Wallisch: Season 2, Tom gets tricky at Park City... Read more

My Pipe is Bigger

Dec 23rd 2011

A super pipe is not a half pipe. Well, technically it is HALF a pipe, but it’s more, bigger-er, as Sun Valley’s just-opened super pipe demonstrates. Read more

Wallisch Wins Dew Tour Slope

Dec 20th 2011

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It was Tom Wallisch’s day Sunday as The North Face athlete kicked off the winter season with a win in slopestyle at the Winter Dew Tour in Breckenridge, CO. Read more

Comp schedule released for Winter X 2012

Dec 16th 2011

<br><br>The big news for this year? Slope moves into the night and under the lights. Also: adaptive athletes get a shot at Snowboarder X, with an inspiring exhibition event. What else? Read more

Snowmaking at Deer Valley

Dec 4th 2011

“Making snow is a simple process”, says snowmaking supervisor Scott Enos. “Snow is made by breaking water into small particles, throwing them into the air and letting them freeze... Read more

Spy and DCP Team Up To Protect Our Winters

Dec 4th 2011

SPY Optic today announced a partnership with Protect Our Winters (POW) and SPY Professional Snowboarder David Carrier Porcheron. Read more

Carter Country

Dec 2nd 2011

Pro rider Mark Carter just got a little more big city with the release of this six-minute sizzle reel. The native of Ten Sleep, Wyo. (pop. 304) and Jackson Hole has a new project in the works, aptly titled "Carter Country," and this preview promises some reality programming that's hotter than... Read more

Country’s Toughest Resort Gets Smart on Employee Helmet Use

Dec 2nd 2011

Jackson Hole is requiring employees to wear helmets this season, joining Aspen and Vail in mandatory use of head protection. In 2009, patroller Kathryn Miller, who was not wearing a helment, died of head injuries after a crash, and the state of Wyoming called out the resort for not doing enough to protect her. Most [...] Read more

Wednesdays with Wallisch

Nov 16th 2011

<br><br>Wednesdays can be a tough day: You're still a few days away from Friday yet Monday seems like it was a century ago. Well, your Wednesdays are about to get a little brighter, thanks to Tom Wallisch. His new video series, Wednesdays with Wallisch, will drop starting the first week in December. Read more

Wednesdays with Wallisch

Nov 16th 2011

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Wednesdays can be a tough day: You're still a few days away from Friday yet Monday seems like it was a century ago. Well, your Wednesdays are about to get a little brighter, thanks to Tom Wallisch. His new video series, Wednesdays with Wallisch, will drop starting the first week in December. This edit... Read more

Snowbird/The North Face Local Hero POV Contest

Sep 22nd 2011

Snowbird has teamed up with The North Face to launch a Local Hero POV video contest on their Facebook page for a chance to win a free trip to Utah. Read more

Backcountry Magazine Announces Subscriber Grant Winner

Aug 29th 2011

For its efforts addressing climate change Protect Our Winters (POW) is this year's recipient of Backcountry Magazine's first annual Keep The Deep Subscriber Grant. Read more

Meet the Intern

Aug 14th 2011

Mathieu Soumet is The Intern. If that sounds like a line from a movie poster, well, it kind of is. Soumet, who's from France, needed an internship for school credit in the summer of 2009, and landed with the clothing and film company Voleurz in Whistler, BC. Read more

Breckenridge's Peak 6 Debate Still Hot

Aug 10th 2011

In Breckenridge, Colorado, the debate over Breckenridge Ski Resort’s (BSR) Peak 6 development is still underway. The public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) was originally set to end on July 25, but was extended through the end of August. Read more

Mark Carter: ranch on the side

Aug 9th 2011

The green sign on the edge of Ten Sleep, Wyoming lists a population of 304, but it's probably edging toward 350 these days. Of course your dog might fetch Coors cans in the middle of Main St. all night and still never get hit. There are no cops, no hospitals, no condos, and definitely no Starbucks here.... Read more

Look Who's Calling Laura Hadar

Aug 8th 2011

Laura Hadar is a fascinating human being. Her raw, creative energy is infectious, and she is bold in a way that's not only ballsy bravado, but also feminine sheik. She was one of the first females to take her skills to the streets... Read more

Kenworthy lands first double off a rail

Jul 20th 2011

<br><br>I decided recently that I wanted to try a double misty off the up rail at Camp of Champions in Whistler. Unfortunately, that was easier said than done because the way the rail was set up it didn't have a big enough gap to get the rotation around. The camp was super accommodating with making changes... Read more

Board Of The Month: Bataleon Evil Twin Artist Edition

Jul 20th 2011

Triple base tech and rad graphics make this our deck of choice for the September issue. Read more



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