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.


Black and white photo of Brett Rheeder, pro mountain biker

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

Trango climber Janelle Anderson and her son climbing at a gym in Colorado Springs

Ode to badass moms

Just in time for Mother's Day, a new creative agency has released a video celebrating moms who crush and inspire their kids to do the same. This 2-minute happy tears-jerking video is the first by Home Team Creative—founded by photographer and videographer Alton Richardson and more

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

Sincerely, the national parks

From outdated facilities to crumbling roads to well-traveled trails, many national parks are in need of facelifts with a total price tag of more than $11.6 billion. In order for generations to come to enjoy the parks' wonders and rejuvenating magic, that maintenance backlog must more