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Outdoors videos found over the past week including a look at the mountain rescue cats in Canada.

Himalayas From 20,000 Feet

If this doesn't make you want to go to Nepal, nothing will. It's a stunning aerial video filmed from a helicopter by Teton Gravity Research in Ultra HD and including footage taken at up to 24,000 feet using supplementary oxygen. And if you're feeling technical, here's the official blurb. For ...  Continue reading

The walker trapped by high winds on the summit of Mam Tor tells his own story of what really happened.

Mam Tor Trig Point-Gate - What Really Happened

If you saw the story and video - above - about the walker who spent an hour clinging to a trig point on top of Mam Tor in the Peak District because of high winds before calling mountain rescue and being helped to safety ...  Continue reading

What happens when a walker gets stranded by '100mph winds' in the Peak District.

Mam Tor Trig Point Tornado - Video Mayhem

We're slightly bemused by this one - the back story is apparently that a fella from Nottingham popped up to the Peak District to take some landscape photos, got caught out by the wind on top of Mam Tor  and, unable to walk, ...  Continue reading

Free runner Jason Paul jumps across the island rooftops of Santorini, Greece.

GoPro Free Running In Greece Video

Well this looks as fun as it is dangerous. Top free runner Jason Paul brings his mate along to jump across the rooftops of the island town of Santorini, Greece.

Using the GoPro Hero3+, Paul beelines the roof of the town using just his hands and feet ...  Continue reading

Stunning HD helicopter footage of the Nepal Himalayas including Ama Dablam and Everest. Wow!

Himalayas From 20,000 Feet - Video

If this doesn't make you want to go to Nepal, nothing will. It's a stunning aerial video filmed from a helicopter by Teton Gravity Research in Ultra HD and including footage taken at up to 24,000 feet using supplementary oxygen. And if you're feeling technical, here's ...  Continue reading

Stunning image of a 12-year-old girl climbing Dow Crag in 1933.

Brave Young Climber

Caption: 7th April 1933: Untroubled by the height, or a gale which is blowing, 12-year-old Irene Jackson of Barrow-in-Furness climbs the peak Dow Crag, near Ambleside in Lakeland, her first climb. (Photo Getty Images).

I rather poignant photo considering a 12-year-old girl is tackling a climb many of us wouldn't ...  Continue reading

Film about Paralympic star overcoming the 'impossible' is to premiere at the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2015.

Impossible Trailer Released Ahead of ShAFF 2015 Premiere

Producers Polished Project has released the trailer for 'Impossible' ahead of the film’s premiere at the 10th Sheffield adventure Film Festival, on Friday 20th March at 21:00.

The film will be part of a special double bill with 'Impossible' running for approximately 45 minutes followed by ...  Continue reading

Check out the showreels from the Polished Project team for some gentle downtime inspiration.

Monday Video Inspiration Time! - Lukasz Warzecha

You could, we suppose, call 'Show Reels' or 'Director Reels' very simply 'Show-Off Reels' - they're the edited together samples that film-makers use to demonstrate their craft. Often they're all whizz bang, cinematic pyrotechnics, this one from co-founder of Polished Projects, Lukasz Warzecha, is gently thoughtful ...  Continue reading

Our selection of the week's top outdoor and adventure videos from climbing to mountain biking and beyond.

ALTAI - An Unexpected Fortune

Worth watch for the epic scenery even if you're not really a ski alpinism aficionado - not sure about the soundtrack mind: 

'In Spring 2014 the Austrian and German ski alpinists David Pitschmann, Fabian Lentsch, Joi Hoffmann, Michael Trojer and Jakob Schweighofer headed to the remote Russian Altai Mountains ...  Continue reading

Fascinating Dave MacLeod film about the unexplored botanical side of Ben Nevis.

Extreme Botany On Ben Nevis - Video

The full title of this short film from Nevis Landscape Partnership is Ben Nevis: The Hidden Side and it premiered at this year's Fort William Mountain Festival. Shot by top local mountaineer Dave MacLeod in August 2014, it's a dramatically scenic look at how mountaineers, geologists and ...  Continue reading

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