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Q&A With 2014 Grant Recipients: Paul Hersey, Shelley Hersey, and John Price

In the mind of every climber, skier, snow boarder, trail runner, adventurer and explorer is the ultimate expedition. After the close of one adventure comes the promise of the next. The summit, the peak, the distance, the line – they wait to be explored. We…

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Anidesha Chuli Expedition – Trip Report from team member Paul Hersey

Trip report from Anidesha Chuli Expedition team member Paul Hersey: Even after being back in New Zealand and Australia for three weeks now, so many emotions are still fresh. There is intense enjoyment from the range of experiences of travelling and climbing in Nepal, but…

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Four Pillars in One Day

There’s a wonderful sense of liberty that comes with plans going awry, and on the Four Pillars trip we had the opportunity to feel that freedom in full force. From early on our team was dogged by injury, protected species and bad weather, but in…

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ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF THE NORTH FACE ADVENTURE GRANT 2014

The North Face and Australian Geographic Outdoor would like to thank all applicants into the 2014 Adventure Grant program. This year a summit was reached for both quantity and quality of applications indicating that the spirit of exploration and adventure is alive and well in…

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Update 2 – More Training

Winter in Tassie (or even Victoria for that matter) can make it a little hard to get psyched, so some times you have to be a little inventive. Usually it’s about searching for a north-facing, well protected, rain sheltered haven that isn’t peppered with every…

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Let the training begin!

It’s about eight months till we set off on our mission to tackle 40-something kilometres of open-ocean kayaking and four tenuous sea pillars in a day. Time to get excited and get training!   Over Easter we headed out on our first full team recce…

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ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF THE NORTH FACE ADVENTURE GRANT FOR 2013

The North Face, the world’s premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, today announced the winners of The North Face/AG Outdoor 2013 Adventure: James Trainer, Lani Evans, Flint Duxfield and Erin Trainer. The winning application will see them taking…

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Applications for The North Face Adventure Grant 2013 are now closed

Applications for The North Face Adventure Grant 2013 are now closed.  We are currently in the proccess of reviewing all of the applications and will announce the winner shortly. Stay tuned.

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Update #5 from 2012 Grant Winner Mark Sedon

Forbes Peak Of the 18 tallest peaks in the Southern Lakes District of NZ, three are with in local heli-ski operators terrain. The tops of these peaks have not been skied, so we headed into the Richardson Mountains via helicopter on Monday. We shut down…

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Update #4 from 2012 Grant Winner Mark Sedon

I have just arrived back from Peru. It was a nice week’s break. From what I hear, the weather here has been REALLY crappy with no more than one clear day between storms. Sure glad I didn’t cancel my holiday to keep trying to ski…

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