Building on their growing reputation as a company that supports innovative climbing/multimedia trips, The North Face recently sent several of their athletes to Antalaya, Turkey to explore the sport climbing scene there. Dubbed Free Range Turkey, the trip includes the likes of Daniel Woods, Emily Harrington, Yuji Hirayama, Eneko Pou, Sam Elias and James Pearson with Renan Ozturk, Jimmy Chin and Boone Speed on board to help capture media for our viewing pleasure. Here is one of their first dispatches that gives you an idea what the scene is like in Antalaya:
You can follow the Free Range Turkey trip at multiple sources right now:
- Emily Harrington is posting blog entries at TNF’s Never Stop Exploring blog. In a recent post she details a nasty spill she took before reaching the first bolt on a route. Ouch!
- Sam Elias has been posting entires on his blog BookOfSamuel.com
- Renan Ozturk is sending back video dispatches to Camp4Collective, his new media collaboration with Tim Kemple and Jimmy Chin
- Daniel Woods has been posting tons of updates on his blog never updates his blog. Dude!