1. 30 Days 22 Slots - A Preview


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    The Grand Canyon is an immense place, almost unfathomable in scale, and one of the last places in the American West to be explored. John Wesley Powell called it the "Great Unknown," having no idea what rapids, falls, or canyons awaited him on his first descent of the river in 1869. In the decades since, the Canyon has been a playground for dozens of explorers. River runners, backpackers, routefinders, lithic hunters, and peakbaggers have all laid claim to the Canyon's iconic landmarks, often seeking out the prestigious "firsts." While many significant points of interest were being explored, there was one feature that was left almost entirely ignored: the Canyon's innumerable technical slots. Deep within this vast wilderness are secret and intimate tributaries rarely visited by man, hiding some of the Canyon's most remarkable features. The barrier to entry is steep. To explore them, one must have a knowledge of backpacking, packrafting, rappeling, anchor building, and off-trail navigation. The Last of the Great Unknown is the story of these slots, the canyoneers who systematically explored their drainages, and the secrets hidden deep within their walls. In February 2011, a group of 16 set out to run the Grand Canyon and descend as many slots as possible en route. The itinerary was ambitious. 280 miles of whitewater, 30 days and 22 slots. The tally included 7 fully loaded boats, 5 rookie boatmen, 1400 packed meals, a steady flow around 20k cfs, and an ungodly amount of 4 a.m. wakeup calls. This video is a compilation of that trip, and a preview of what's to come... music by alex beroza, licensed by creative commons from ccmixter.org. R' Coaster, LTH, and Tell Somebody

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    • Weekend in Zion


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      Zion National Park was the first National Park to be dedicated in the state of Utah, and features landscape that is not only unique, but extraordinarily diverse. Blake Nyman, Jeff Larson, and I took a last minute trip down to Southern Utah in order to spend some time together before Jeff left for a business trip, and this compilation is a quick montage of a standard weekend trip to one of the coolest places on the planet. We did the Behunin and Mystery technical slot canyon routes. Stay tuned for a re-imagining of the trip that showcases what Zion has to offer, and in the meantime, enjoy the beauty and excitement of Utah's first National Park. Shot on a Canon 5D MK II and GoPro HD Hero. EF 70-200mm ƒ/2.8L IS USM EF 24-70mm ƒ/2.8L USM Sigma EX 15mm Fisheye For additional viewing of how much fun slot canyons can be, check out Blake's GoPro video from May 2011 on the Pine Creek slot canyon route in Zion. It's awesome! http://vimeo.com/23379611

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      • DJI Phantom 2 & GoPro Hero 3 flying in Florac, France


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        Some DJI Phantom 2 shots from a corporate video shoot in Florac, France. Filmed select members of the French army trying out new clothing and footwear technologies. There is NO stabilisation done on any of the clips in the video. It was fairly windy on the day but the H3-3D gimbal did its job.

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        • G.O. Get Outside - Canyoneering


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          Accompany Alden and his friends as they explore canyons throughout the Western US. www.gogetoutside.com

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          • GoPro 2013 - Year Four


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            Time for my annual GoPro compilation. I decided to try something a little different this year by cutting to a piece of moody music. Music: Dance to Another Tune by First Aid Kit http://thisisfirstaidkit.com Previous Years: 1 - https://vimeo.com/18142744 2 - https://vimeo.com/34488457 3 - https://vimeo.com/56675429

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            • Tips for multi-pitch Rappelling


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              Learn some tips for safe and efficient multi-pitch rappells with IFMGA and AMGA certified mountain guide Adam George

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              • Rigging A Rappel


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                Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing the 12 principal climbing skills taught by AMGA’s certification courses. Videos by Mark Smiley (AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide) AMGA Instructor: Jeff Ward (AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide)

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                • Grand Teton Ski Mountaineering


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                  My friend Josh Smith and I climbed and skied The Grand Teton on May 2, 2014. We were hoping to ski the Otter Body route, but conditions did not allow. We skied the Ford-Stettner route instead. The snow was very difficult (punchy crust and roller balls on top, softer and thick underneath) but we made the most of it and got to ski a true American icon. It was a great day and we're both thankful to have had the opportunity to do it all safe and sound. For lots more information, details, pictures and beta go here: http://joelbettner.blogspot.com/2014/05/skiing-grand-teton-longtime-desire.html

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                  • Climb Time


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                    Some of my coworkers climbing at Horsethief Butte near Dallesport, Washington. www.ffwdtime.com 04/06/08 - Very sad to hear about the two climbers who died here, about a week after this video was made. http://www.katu.com/news/local/42570577.html

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                    • Rappelling: Throwing Ropes


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                      Outdoor Research and AMGA are proud to present the eleventh installment in our 12-part Climbing Fundamentals Video Series, showcasing 12 principal climbing skills taught on AMGA’s certification courses. Videos by Mark Smiley (AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide) AMGA Instructor: Jeff Ward (AMGA/IFMGA Mountain Guide)

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