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Official Trailer: Warren Miller’s “Face of Winter”

69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment features some of Miller’s favorite locations

LOVING THE PURE JOYS OF WINTER is something we have in common with the late, great Warren Miller, who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This fall, Face of Winter — the 69th installment from Warren Miller Entertainment presented by Volkswagen — will bring new and veteran athletes together to pay tribute to the man who started it all.

Visit some of Warren’s favorite locations, from Engleberg to Chamonix, British Columbia to Alaska, Chile, Iceland, New Zealand, Washington and more. Watch as world-class athletes like Jessie Diggins, Anna Segal, Dash Longe, Forrest Jillson, Amie Engerbretson, Seth Wescott, Jim Ryan and others carve down the faces of remote mountain ranges and pursue the thrills of a life lived in high places.

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Official Trailer: Ode to Muir – The High Sierra

New film from Teton Gravity Research stars professional snowboarder, adventurer and founder of Protect our Winters Jeremy Jones

TETON GRAVITY’S NEWEST FILM ODE TO MUIR pairs professional snowboarder, adventurer and founder of Protect Our Winters Jeremy Jones with two-time Olympian Elena Hight as they embark on a 40-mile foot-powered expedition deep into California’s John Muir Wilderness. Their journey balances the challenges of winter camping, grueling climbs up the Sierra’s biggest mountains, and aesthetic first descents with personal reflections on the importance of the natural world and those who first traveled it generations ago, and sharing perspectives gleaned from what it truly means to explore a great American Wilderness.

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Video: REEL ROCK 12 Trailer

Tickets now available for climbing’s biggest film festival

REEL ROCK has been following the world’s most exciting climbers, documenting their gripping tales and groundbreaking sends. REEL ROCK 12 brings you stories from the edge, featuring big names and breakout stars. Starring Margo Hayes, the first woman to climb 5.15; Brad Gobright, an up-and-coming free soloist with a donut addiction; the return of Chris Sharma to the deep water soloing stage; and introducing Maureen Beck, a one-handed crusher who’s gonna knock your socks off.

2017 LINE-UP

Above the Sea
Legendary climber Chris Sharma returns to the island of Mallorca where he discovers an untouched, sweeping wall. If he can endure numerous heart-stopping plunges into the sea and finally link the moves, he will establish what may be the world’s hardest deep water solo climb.

Break on Through
In modern rock climbing, 5.15 is the top of the difficulty scale, a …

Contest: Who Am I?

Answer this correctly for your chance to win an ENO hammock!

  • I was a skate pro in the 1980s with a popular deck.
  • After retiring as a pro skater, I went to college to study business.
  • In 1994 I dropped out of college to start a major brand in a different action sports category.
  • My action sports brand was purchased by a Dutch company in 2015.

Can you name this athlete/entrepreneur?
Bonus: Tell us why this person is a gamechanger.

RULES & REGULATIONS: Entries must be received by mail or through the contest sign-up page by 12:00am PST on May 19th, 2017. One entry per person. One winner per household. Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older. Void wherever prohibited by law. Families and employees of Adventure Sports Journal and participating

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Contest: Who Am I?

Who Am I?

Answer this correctly for your chance to win ENO camping lights!

• In 1972, I authored the now famous essay, “The Whole Natural Art of Protection”

• “The father of clean climbing.”-Climbing Magazine- referred to my 1973 hammerless ascent of Half Dome with Galen Rowell and Dennis Hennek. This visionary ascent was featured on the cover of National Geographic and is widely credited for ushering in the modern standard for clean climbing.

• My first ascent list includes Dark Star on Temple Crag, the longest alpine rock climb in the Sierra, V-Notch Couloir on Polemonium Peak, Ice Nine on Mt. Mendel, and the 2nd ascent of Ama Dablam in Nepal, to name a few.

• I led the first continuous ski traverse of the 250-mile John Muir Trail in 1970.

• I hold the current speed record for skiing the Sierra High Route: 50 miles and over …

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ASJ Cycling Photo Contest Winner Announced

Sonoma County cyclist wins grand prize package including dinner with legendary Keith Bontrager


We’re thrilled to announce the grand prize winner of our social media photo contest. Melissa Wonders of Santa Rosa has won a Bontrager Flare R Tail Light, an overnight stay for two at Hotel Paradox in Santa Cruz, two rental bikes of choice from Epicenter Cycling, a guided MTB ride for two with The Ride Guides, AND dinner in Santa Cruz with Keith Bontrager himself. Melissa’s fun photo and perfect caption hit all the right notes – congratulations, Melissa!

We received a vast array of great shots to choose from, and thank everyone who participated in the contest. Hot on Melissa’s heels was Bob Ward of Santa Fe, New Mexico, whose images of trail riding at sunset with his canine friend are positively breathtaking … so much so, that we have a …

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Contest: Win a Grand Prize Cycling Package Including Dinner with Keith Bontrager

Be Louder. Be SEEN. Rechargeable Bontrager Flare R Tail Light’s high visibility keeps you safe day and night


Enter to WIN this amazing GRAND PRIZE package that includes dinner with Keith Bontrager!

• Bontrager Flare R Tail Light

• Overnight stay for two at Hotel Paradox in Santa Cruz

• Rental bikes of choice from Epicenter Cycling

• Guided MTB ride for two with The Ride Guides

• Dinner in Santa Cruz with the legendary Keith Bontrager


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How To Enter
Post a photo to Facebook and/or Instagram or you and your bike in a place/situation you’d feel better running the Bontrager Flare R Tail Light (day/night, commute, spin, to and from the trail, etc.). Post with the hashtags #ASJBontrager and #BeLouder by midnight December 31, 2015, and we’ll announce our favorite shot on January 4, 2016!

Bonus Prizes
Nine additional winners will be selected to receive Bontrager …

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