1. Salathe - El Capitan, Yosemite


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    There are few things better than driving into the Valley in October. You come around that one turn and all focus shifts from the road to El Capitan's West facing walls. Amazing. I pity the fool…

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    • Transition - Part Five - The World Championship Races


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      Located in Pelvoux, France, in the heart of the Alps, the Ski Mountaineering World Championship races were very exciting. There were 5 main races held over 6 days, with 23 different countries represented.…

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      • Transition - Part Four


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        GORE-TEX & La Sportiva Present: Transition (part 4) Janelle Smiley talks about what type of training it takes to compete with the fastest ski mountaineering racers in the world. Filmed…

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        • Transition - Part 3


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          The US National Ski Mountaineering Championships are held in Jackson Hole WY ever year. Watch as Janelle makes her way through the course that covers 10,000 vertical feet of climbing over 10 miles.

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          • Mt Waddington, The South Face


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            Follow Mark & Janelle Smiley's journey to climb the Fifty Classic Climbs of North America. The South Face of Mt Waddington is located in British Columbia's remote Coast Range. "I…

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            • Transition - Part 2


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              Janelle talks about the super light weight gear needed to race against the worlds best rando racers.

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              • Transition - Janelle Smiley's Road to the World Championship Ski Mountaineering Races


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                Janelle Smiley is from Crested Butte, CO. She has been rando racing for the last 5 years. This year you can follow her progress on the road to the World Championship Races in France this year via…

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                • Mt Robson's Wishbone Arête


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                  As we drove north on the Icefield Parkway, after talking to Nancy, the conversation was as lively as a cemetery. It seemed like Janelle had already mentally thrown in the towel. Me, the stubborn one,…

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                  • West Buttress of Denali: A Ski Descent


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                    It’s easy to spot the civil engineers among Camp 14’s tent city, as their walls are constructed perfectly, with ice blocks fitting together to create airtight fortification. Once our…

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                    • Huntington - Presented by La Sportiva


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                      Help keep the dream alive, and the Committed Series videos coming in 2013. Donors receive very cool rewards directly from the Smileys. Visit the campaign page here, with sweet highlight video http://goo.gl/tvDeJ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This…

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