The North Face launch new mountain festival
The North Face have announced the launch of a new festival, The North Face Mountain Festival, set in Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, at the foot of the Eiger.
The festival will run from the 16th to 18th of September and let’s festival goers trial outdoor activities such as running mountainous trails for the first time, following a pro athlete up a rock-face, learning gourmet expedition cookery or simply sharing tales of extreme adventure around a campfire.
The festival caters for all levels from novice to advance with both introductory and challenging: hikes, trail runs and climbs in stunning scenic surroundings, led by The North Face professional athlete team. The festival is designed to equip you with all the skills and knowledge needed to become an avid adventurer, with expert mountain guides and athletes on hand providing basecamp workshops and talks including inspiring stories of exploration, epic outdoor cinema, adventure photography and expedition kit prep. For the brave and intrepid there will be the chance to experience paragliding or rafting, and even attempt to summit the Eiger alongside one of the The North Face athletes.
Camping is included in the ticket, and the evening will be filled with eating and dancing under the stars with live music and outdoor cinema screenings, or indulging completely at the in-forest spa, which will offer a range of relaxing activities.
Earlybird tickets are available now for €99. For tickets and further information, visit www.thenorthface.com/mountain-festival or follow @TheNorthFaceEMEA on Twitter and Facebook.
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