Four years since returning from the original adventure and more than a year since the release of the first award-winning film, the team been busy. From starting businesses to bounding about the Banff backcountry, vagabond ski adventures to volunteering through Thailand and Haiti, and motivational speaking to Mount Kilimanjaro. Now, the time has come to complete the original Between The Peaks dream and finish writing this story. The time has come for Denali.
BTP is Alaska bound on June 4th, 2017. The aim this time around is to climb and snowboard North America’s highest mountain, Denali. At 20,310 feet, the quest will not be without its challenges, but the team has been training hard and is ready to face them head on. To the tune of riding Denali, Ronzio, Lee, and Sarka have added a team member, Crystal mountain-based splitboarder, Jake Willson, to attempt Denali.
In addition to the vertical adventure, the mission is to bring awareness to local and international efforts to combat climate change in both the political sphere and its physical effect on building sustainable mountain communities. They’ll work with NGO’s to highlight current and proposed solutions to protecting the lands and waters of the Arctic, provide support to a Nepali climbing community in need, and address the internal struggle of how to balance conservationism against a life spent chasing adventure sport and travel.
An action packed inspirational journey with impactful messages and humble motivations, be sure to follow along across the team’s respective social media channels, the Between The Peaks Facebook page, blogs on Explore Inspired, and a film coming 2018.
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