Alpinist and Nat Geo photographer Cory Richards prepares to tackle a new route on Everest. It dives deep into who Cory is and what led to him to setting this daring and dangerous goal for himself.
Preparing for a ROAM ocean epic, pro snowboarder Travis Rice and pro big wave surfer Ian Walsh kick off their surfing and sailing adventure upon Falcor. The journey will carry the crew across 2,500 nautical miles from Tahiti to Hawaii along the chain of the Line Islands.
Roam into the mountainous terrain of Greenland with ROAM Founding Member Jimmy Chin and ski-mountaineer Kit DesLauriers, as they scour the remote wilderness for the perfect lines.
The Coeur d’Alene River carves through the valleys of the Idaho Panhandle and is home to a thriving ecosystem of Westslope Cutthroat Trout. For anglers Cameron Hotchkiss, Patrick Lipsker, and Elliott Lamp, fly fishing in Idaho’s northern reaches affords seclusion, time to reflect on self and an opportunity to carry on a shared passion – fly fishing.
The goal of On The Edge: Lewis Pugh was to show the lengths to which this incredible man goes to bring the world’s attention to his biggest passion, our planet’s oceans. Lewis is the real deal, no show-boating, no stunts, he is ‘just’ a normal human being that pushes his body right to the edge by using the power of his mind.
Kai’s story explores his unlikely alliance with Arc’teryx athlete, Craig DeMartino, from which the pair serve up a holy grail for adaptive rock climbers – a badass prosthetic foot, that won’t just level the playing field, but will dish up, if not superpowers, then a real sense of empowerment. Which is almost the same thing.
Join Bearcam as he tries, for the first time ever, the Bierstadt – Bierstadt Linkup – the most cutting-edge mountain triathlon this side of Mt. Evans! Drive to Mt. Evans. Hike to Bierstadt V10 and send it. Hike out, get on your bike. Ride up Mt. Evans Summit Road, hike the Sawtooth Ridge Traverse (3.5 miles) until the summit of Mt. Bierstadt 14,065′. Hike back.
After a devastating breakup, Rafael finds restoration on the open road, pedaling his way to emotional health from Mexico City to northern Colorado. He then starts a revolution to help the underprivileged members of his new neighborhood the best way he knows how—repairing their bicycles.
There are a few moments in life that time completely stops – catching big air on skis, Outkast in concert, sending your first 5.11, and maybe your first kiss, depending on how things played out. These moments are universal; everyone feels them. And, at the top of the list, is catching the perfect wave.
Follow along as Jordan Halland takes us to the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska, with elite local climbers Alan Gordon and Jamie Pierce for a magical experience of colorful ice climbing. Jordan and the camera crew light up the crystal clear glaciers with colorful LED lights for Alan and Jamie’s night climbs.
On any expedition, it’s probably a good idea to have your interpreter arrive in the first wave of team members. That would make tasks such as navigating the bus system, asking locals about grizzly bear dangers and buying bulk food items at the open air market slightly more efficient and less like a game of charades. But why would we want that?
Direct from Travis: “I find with persistence and an open mind every ounce of years I am lucky enough to get a shot at this line! A myriad of variables had to come back to this beauty. It was a team effort and lines like that. It took some effort to get into the right mindset before this line. Active meditation and joy can be a savage combo! I was not going to stop until the line stopped me, haha.
This is a recap of one of the most magical few days to hit Boulder in a long time. With a gentle snow in early December Roam hosted 850 people at the Boulder Theater with Travis Rice as our MC and the Winners and Judges present for quite a time of workshops, parties, and connecting with one another.
On July 12, 2018, Professional Climber and ROAM Founding Member, Sasha DiGiulian, set out to become the first woman and second person in history to complete “Rocky Mountain Trilogy;” a compilation of three of the hardest 5.14 big walls in the Canadian Rockies – the imposing climbs, on Castle Mountain, Mount Louis, and Mount Yamnuska.
“As mountain bikers, it is our nature to search out the next great stretch of trail. That’s exactly what motivated us to head up to Montana last summer,” says pro rider and filmmaker Joey Schusler. This incredible footage, captured by cable cam, shows Shawn Neer and Jubal Davis tapping into the thrill of fast, dusty singletrack riding just outside of Whitefish—an emerging hub of mountain biking activity.
This never-ending spine line just keeps on giving. ROAM Founding Member Travis Rice finds his way through the “snowiest place on Earth,” the Japanese Alps. World renowned for their otherworldly features and deep snowpack, these mountains are worth the pilgrimage. Though it’s only 60 seconds on the screen, this incredible line took weeks to find.
Fishing guide Carter Andrews is living the dream—he’s made his passion is his work. Carter gets in nearly 300 days of fishing annually and helps protect hundreds of species. “Most people go on fishing vacations. My life is fishing,” says Carter, a TV host who practices catch-and-release fishing.
For Ryan Robinson and his team, it took four years of research, planning, setbacks, and one failed attempt to cross a thousand-foot highline rigged to Dedo de Deus, or Finger of God, in Brazil’s Serra dos Órgãos National Park.
From the The North Face, Esprit, and Patagonia, many amazing things have come. After selling his interest in Esprit, Doug Tompkins turned his attention toward southern Chile, where he had spent much time climbing, kayaking, and skiing, to focus on land conservation and environmental activism.
Inspired by his roots as a surfer, legendary snowboarder and ROAM Founding Contributor Jeremy Jones set out to design a snowboard that would allow him to experience the effortless glide of riding waves while cruising pow. “Anybody who’s ever surfed understands that that if their board is faster, they catch more waves, they get longer rides."