Field Trip Report: Skiing the Catskills with Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

A few weeks ago, the alarm sounded at what can only be described as an "alpine start" hour and 10 Mappy Hour members pulled...

CHI: Here’s How to Backpack Patagonia

This February, we were graced by Mappy Hour Chicago members David and Marissa Blakeman’s serious knowledge of what it takes to plan an international...
Derick Lugo Speaking North Face NYC 2-12-20 @shawnaustere 2020-29

NYC: Derick Lugo, The Unlikely Thru-Hike

While I'd read The Unlikely Thru-Hiker last year when it came out, hearing Derick Lugo recount his experience and read passages from his book...

DC: Explore More Event Recap

Mappy Hour DC gathered in January at The North Face in Bethesda to kick off our Explore More Challenge and to learn from local...

DEN: Avalanche Safety for the Colorado Skier and Explorer

The 2018-2019 winter was a historic season for avalanches in Colorado. Last week, the Denver Mappy Hour January event took a look back at...

MH SEA: Snowboarding 101 / Explore More Challenge Recap

Mappy Hour Seattle started 2020 off right with ideas on how to get out of the house this winter. Held at The North Face...
Mappy Hour at The North Face

NYC: Ice Climbing with Doug Ferguson

All event photos by Zak Suhar. You can follow him on instagram, Facebook and twitter and check out his work at On Tuesday night...
Mappy Hour Chicago welcome table

CHI: 5 Tips for Backcountry Medicine with NOLS

On an unusually chilly night in November, Mappy Hour Chicago gathered at The North Face Wicker Park for a chat with NOLS (National Outdoor...


Featuring Mountaineer, Pete Athans, a.k.a. Mr. Everest! The brand new Seattle Chapter of Mappy Hour held a launch party at the North Face flagship store on...

DEN: Adventuring Underground – Colorado Caves & Caverns

Often extending for miles, a cave’s intricate passageways contain crystalline formations that may have taken many thousands of years to form. The caves, grottos...

SF: Womxn Leadership in the Outdoors

Last Tuesday night, we gathered at The North Face on Union Street for a San Francisco Pop-up Mappy Hour. The night was full of...
Audrey and Rick

Field Trip Report: Climbing at Brooklyn Boulders with Sierra Nevada Brewing

For our third Field Trip, presented by Sierra Nevada, we headed Brooklyn Boulders to rock climb.   View this post on Instagram   Crushing problems, sharing beta, getting...