Best Outdoors Action Videos Of The Week
Ten superb outdoors action videos from the past week to get you inspired for the weekend.
Simply sit back, put your feet up, grab a hot - or cold - beverage and get watching. Enjoy...
The Crown Traverse (The North Face)
Three ultra marathon running mates embark on an epic 600-mile run - although often having to scramble and traverse without ropes - across North America. Pain, anguish, but accomplishment. Find out more about it at neverstopexploring.com.
Lakeland Revival: Dorothy and Judith (Arc'teryx)
Going back to a route Dorothy first climbed in gym plimsolls, the two friends scale Middlfell Buttress in the Lake District once again. Properly nostalgic short, especially for those climbers from the Lakes. More about Lakeland Revival at arcteryxlakelandrevival.com.
Lakeland revival: Leo Walmsley (Arc'teryx)
The second editition of the Lakeland revivial series on our list, this episode with National Trust worker Leo Walmsley follows a man whose life has revolved around the hirstoric national park, where everyday if a new adventure. More about Lakeland Revival at arcteryxlakelandrevival.com.
Iran: A Skier's Journey (Arc'teryx)
Two professional skiers Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots explore white lines in the relatively unknown quantity of Iran, a place that can 'be dazzling, and light-filled, a reflection of its complexities; but it can also be cold, confusing, and impenetrable'. Nothing is as it first appears. More aabout A Skier's Journey askiersjourney.com
Obsessive Design (Arc'teryx)
The elite product designers at Arc'teryx constantly amaze us with their mind-boggling engineering skills, but where do all the ideas come from? They can't just be spontaneous about it all, can they? More videos from Arc'teryx's youtube channel.
Salomon TV Fall Winter 16/17 Teaser (Salomon)
Not much to be said about this other than sit back and enjoy all two minutes of it. Watch out for Salomon's brand new season of outdoors films on the official Salomon youtube channel.
Skyway | Salomon TV (Salomon)
The skiing season is just around the corner so to whet your appetite here is a short film following the life of Oscar Taiola, a mountain guide and an icon of the famous Monte Bianco cable car. He explains how technology is constantly changing, but the mountains will always stay the same. See more Salomon action films on the official Salomon youtube channel.
The Art of Climbing | Scaling The Headless Children (Red Bull)
Professional climber Kilian Fischhuber climbs the slightly worringly-named route 'The Headless Children', which he believes connects climbing and art.... 'The way it looks, the way these vertical stripes run down, it is like a painting, a bit like water color, you feel like you climb through a painting'. More Red Bull videos.
MTB Freerider Rips Down Besseggen Ridgeline (Red Bull)
Eek! Freeride mountain biker Makken Haugen tackles Besseggen, one of Norway’s highest ridgelines, a route normally inaccessible to two-wheeled folk. Thankfully for us, Makken was allowed and wow, the stunning overhead shots and panoramas are a joy to behold. More Red Bull videos.
Symmetry | The Alex Megos Formula: Part 4 (Red Bull)
Conclusion of the four-part film about young German climber Alex Megos' as he goes back to Frankenjura, Alex’s home in Germany, and tackles the hardest route in the area - Supernova (9a+/9b). Another properly inspiring short to round this list up. More Red Bull videos.