It’s hard to fully comprehend the sheer size and imperial power of the Grand Canyon unless you’re standing on its rim, looking down. More than a mile deep and 18 miles wide at its extremes, this wonder of the natural world is so massive that it exposes 40 percent of earth’s geologic history and occasionally creates its own weather patterns, like this breathtaking cloud inversion captured with time-lapse photography by filmmakers Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan.

Created for the Skyglow Project, a crowdfunded effort to expose the effects of light pollution, the short but powerful clip—titled “Kaibab Elegy”—shows how clouds can form spontaneously below the rim of the canyon, making viewers at the top feel like they’re hovering miles above the earth.


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Weekend Watch: "The People of Climbing"

Color the Crag, a climbing festival for communities of color hosted at Horse Pens 40 in Alabama, isn't the most storied or historic event on the industry's climbing calendar—it was founded just three years ago, in 2017—but it's unquestionably one of the most unique and more

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Weekend Watch: "Can't Outride It"

Cyclist and artist Brooklyn Bell has worked on some very cool large-scale projects recently—including a film for Patagonia about inclusion, identity, and mountain biking—but as a creator, some of her best work is quieter and more intimate. This new short film from Coldwater more

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Obsessed with mountain biking

This month, Bike Magazine released a 12-minute film about pro freeride mountain bike rider Brett Rheeder. It's more than just sick footie of the talented biker—the narration provides a thought-provoking story about the mindset and motivations of those who feel driven to pursue more