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With some extra time over the Christmas period , it’s always a great chance to catch up on some tv or watch some of your favourite classics. For those of you dreaming for next year’s adventure we have put together some of our favourite vids with adventure at heart. Perfect for some couch-side adventuring.

Photo by Chris Watson

Short Watch

Ode to Desolation

Watch Time:  13:02

Ode to Desolation shares the story of Jim Henterly, a naturalist, illustrator and fire lookout as he contemplates the dwindling days of Fire Lookouts in North America.

Yeti Hungry Life

Watch Time:  7:02

Making food part of every adventure is Chef Eduardo Garcia’s mission. With fellow chef Ranga Perera, they create a most-enviable meal on the banks of the Yellowstone River with a few found ingredients, a hand-constructed oven, and time to fish – a rarity in itself.

Painted in Dust

Watch Time:  11:48

Forrest Minchinton was raised by the desert. Growing up in Huntington Beach, CA, Forrest and his surfboard shaper dad – Mike – took every chance they got to head out to the Mojave desert. There, on a remote compound constructed from objects lost and found, Forrest learned to ride motorcycles, shape surfboards, and see the world through a different lens.

Becoming Ruby

Watch Time:  18:41

A film about inclusion, identity and hand-drawn heroes. If you can’t find a hero, create your own; for mountain biker, skier and artist Brooklyn Bell, that hand-drawn hero was a comic character named Ruby J. Using Ruby as a role model, Brooklyn set out to “live like her, breathe like her, be unapologetically black like her,” finding her own identity in a mix of dirt, snow, art and inclusion.

 

Bajo

Watch Time:  04:38

In a time when we are so detached from the natural world, a group of people called the Bajau are still inspiringly close to the water.


Sulawesi is at the epicentre of worldwide marine bio diversity. Bajau people have lived and hunted in these waters for centuries with communities made up of some of the most renowned natural free divers in the world.

Longer Watch

Vela

Watch Time:  53.29 (in 4 Parts)

Yeti and Parallel Sea present “Vela” a series from John John Florence.

Days of My Youth

Watch Time:  62:00

The feeling of eternal youth that skiers get from doing what they love is the central theme of this two-year project from Matchstick Productions. Starring some of the most progressive skiers, this film shows the trials and triumphs of being the best.

 

Kiss The Ground

Watch Time:  84:00

Science experts and celebrity activists unpack the ways in which the earth’s soil may be the key to combating climate change and preserving the planet.

The Dawn Wall

Watch Time:  100:00

Cameras follow Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson as they take on the staggering challenge of free-climbing Yosemite’s most formidable rock formation.

 

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