We are excited to share a project of epic proportions by our friend and TGL! familia member Jimmy Chin with the official trailer for his new film Meru. While we all talk about life and death, Jimmy and fellow master climbers Conrad Anker and Renan Ozturk live on the absolute edge between the two on a regular basis and came as close to the other side as humanly possible during their 2011 ascent of the Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru in India. A feat that had never been accomplished in recorded history, and one that the three had come tantalizingly close to in 2008 before they were forced to abandon just 100 meters short of the summit due to weather, the story and the amazing documentary that captures it can only be described as mind blowing. What’s a guy like Jimmy doing when he’s not risking life and limb for the sake of exploration and adventure? You know he’s in NYC playing bones with TheGoodLife! Check out the story about Jimmy and his wife Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi aka Snow Leopard in this week’s New Yorker! Meru, which won the The 2015 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award, hits theaters on August 14.
TheGoodLife!, Gnarmads & the Shut crew recently took a road trip up to The Frendly Gathering at Timber Ridge Resort in Southern Vermont to get some fresh air and experience some of that Green Mountain goodness! There’s really no other music festival going on right now that can replicate the vibes that only our Frends Jack Mitrani & Danny Davis have created. Each year the best of friends get together to enjoy a weekend packed full of camping, amazing food, groovy music and epic times that some might or might not remember. To help bring back some of those fuzzy memories we collected a nice gallery of photos from Scott Furkay & Craig Wetherby for you to enjoy! Check ’em out after the jump and hope to see ya next year!
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