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Western Faces: The film that reveals Australia’s epic backcountry skiing

Australian mountaineer Tim Macartney-Snape, free-skier Anna Segal and Freeride World Tour rookie Michaela Davis-Meehan, are set to explore some of the steepest faces in their backyard inthe film, Western Faces. With New Zealand free-skiers Fraser McDougall and Hank Bilous along for the ride, they’re slogging deep into the Snowy Mountains backcountry to find free-ride terrain that will have their Kiwi counterparts doing a double-take.

A rock climber in her own league: Angie Scarth-Johnson

At age 7 Australian rock climbing sensation Angie Scarth-Johnson was already climbing grades that other rock climbers spend years and years to figure out. Now the 16 year old rock climbing sensation is already in a league of her own and eying to represent Australia in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. On this episode Angie shares her path to discovering her passion and her latest endeavours including the launch of her film ‘Pacific lines’ that was two years in the making and follows her on an adventure to a remote island in the south pacific where she creates a new climbing route and connects with her heritage. This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Justin Walker (Editor Australian Geographic Adventure) and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com). You can also follow us on Instagram @australiangeographic

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Ice amongst the rainforest

Three female alpine-addicts pull together a motley crew of adventurers to tackle a bespoke version of New Zealand’s historic Symphony on Skis ski-mountaineering route traversing the South Island.

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The future is light

EXCLUSIVE: The North Face unveils FutureLight, a new material pushing the boundaries of textile technology and revolutionising the future of waterproof breathable fabrics, writes Mark Watson.