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Cody Townsend

The Mountain Why - the thousand mile journey

The Mountain Why - the thousand mile journey

As the world entered a different phase of existence in early 2020, and events, trips and plans were cancelled or postponed, @codytownsend and @myshellparker took it upon themselves to dream up a monumental physical and mental challenge - all to discover how adversity and the mountains could help make sense of a tumultuous year. The end result was an endurance test unlike any other: A month-long 1'000-mile backpacking and ski mountaineering journey from the Tahoe region to northern Washington with 100 pounds of camping and skiing gear strapped to their bikes. Watch the full video, as you cannot imagine what happens!

Watch the full journey